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The truth about vegetable oils

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

Get over your fat phobia if you want to lose weight

avosFor decades fat has been my enemy – and I am not just referring to the fat that I carry around under my skin every day. I am also referring to the fat in my diet. Low-fat and fat-free is how I have lived for most of my life. What did I achieve? Absolutely nothing –  nada, neinte, niks!

If anything I have managed to slowly but surely get fatter. How is that possible?  For years I could never understand what the problem was. I was doing everything I was supposed to do. I watched my calories, ate low-fat, had phases of exercising like a demon  – but real results always eluded me. Hunger, frustration and feelings of deprivation and failure were my constant companions.

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