Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet – which is best?

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Diet is a topic that many of us are interested in. We are often awash with anecdotal stories and so we become inspired to try some fad only to discover that it is both hard and also often fails in the long term to live up to the promises on offer. So how do we … Read more Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet – which is best?

How can you have a truly healthy heart?

Is it possible to simply change your lifestyle and diet in order to gain a heart that has no clogged up arteries right into old age? The BBC reports on the results of a new study that confirm that the answer is yes,  … The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the … Read more How can you have a truly healthy heart?

Claim: Bacon is as bad as smoking and will give you cancer

As I’m sure you are aware, scary sounding headlines (“Processed meats cause cancer“) have been popping up all over the place, and some of it is more than slightly over the top and not warranted by the actual research. Here is the Express Headline … OK, the short summary is this : “eating Bacon is … Read more Claim: Bacon is as bad as smoking and will give you cancer

saturated fat and heart disease … looks like I was 100% wrong

I’ve alway bought into the idea that saturated fat was really bad and should be avoided, or at least consumed in moderation. The thought was that this was the bad guy in our diet and if consumed to excess would result in heart disease. It now appears that I was wrong about this. The New York … Read more saturated fat and heart disease … looks like I was 100% wrong