I thought a good way to kick off the year was to review the basic principles of Banting and give a short explanation as to why they are important. Here are the ‘rules of the game’. Play by them and you will taste victory. Let these 10 principles guide you towards control over your cravings, improved general health, more energy and effective fat loss.
Weight loss and optimal health takes consistent effort and most importantly it requires us to take responsibility over our food choices – and yes we also need to exercise a degree of willpower and restraint. Taking responsibility is often the biggest hurdle one needs to conquer before progress can be made. Excuses just lead us further away from our goals and the truth is, no-one can do it for you. These principles should help you to get things on track.
The information in this post is definitely controversial. It goes against the advice of your doctor, dietician and the Heart Foundation. But, if you care about your health you will carry on reading anyway. For decades we have been told to avoid butter and opt for “heart healthy” margarines, which are lower in saturated fat. We have been brainwashed into believing that saturated fat is bad for us and that it will give us heart disease. We have been fed lies. Read the rest of this entry