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Why are Asian Rice Eaters Thin? 289
Paleo Wars at AHS! 80
It’s the Insulin, Stupid 154
“Even If the Scale Isn’t Changing, the Body Is” 66
Can You Prevent Childhood Obesity with a Lot of Carbohydrates? 17
Fruit is candy 154
The Sad Truth Behind The Biggest Loser 36
Is Overeating Carbs Worse Than Overeating on an LCHF Diet? 102
Small Steps or Radical Changes? 27
Will LCHF Work Long-Term? Say, After Four Years? 117
New Study: A Low-Carb Diet and Intermittent Fasting Beneficial for Diabetics! 45
Weight Watchers’ New Sweet Campaign 37
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Why Are We Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out

Gary Taubes and Peter Attia

Gary Taubes and Peter Attia

Why are more and more people fat? The conventional view that it’s all about calories (eat less, run more) remains unproven and it doesn’t work very well.

Gary Taubes and Peter Attia are on a quest for the answer to the question. Is it only about calories or is it just as much about the quality of the calories? Is it about carbohydrates and their hormonal effects?

The sad truth is that we don’t know with certainty yet. At least not with enough certainty, so that all of those who are able to rethink, would be willing to accept the evidence. To really find the answer will be expensive, very expensive. This requires bigger and more carefully done studies than what have been done so far.

Fortunately, Taube’s and Attia’s non-profit organization NuSI has already acquired $40 million in donations and is trying to get an extra $190 million to finance the studies needed. Three big studies are already going on.

Read this excellent article about the quest for answers:

WIRED: Why Are We So Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out

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You Don’t Have to Be Twenty to Get Lean with LCHF

Before and after

Before and after

I received an encouraging email the other day, and here’s Kennet’s story, translated from Swedish: Continue Reading →

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“LCHF Saved Me!”

Before and now

Before and now

I received an email from Amanda, who is on a massive weight-loss journey with LCHF. Here’s her story: Continue Reading →

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LCHF Made Lindha Half the Woman She Used to Be

Before and after

Before and after

You can hardly believe it’s the same person.

Here’s Lindha Vikström, a Swedish mother of two, with her story about how she cut her weight in half with LCHF: Continue Reading →

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“My Fatty Liver Is Gone”

Before and after

Before and after

Here’s another remarkable success story on LCHF:

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“It’s Good to Feel Alive Again”

Foods that don't raise your blood sugar

Foods for a normal blood sugar

Is it possible to reverse type 2 diabetes?

I got en email from Nelville, who was about to give up on finding health. Here’s his story about what happened when he found LCHF: Continue Reading →

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Low-Carb High-Fat Changed My Life!

Before and after

Before and after

I got an e-mail from Jane Britton in Australia, who struggled to lose weight with low-calorie diets for many years.

Here’s what she discovered when she decided to study to become a dietitian, and soon realized what the biochemistry text book had to say about what causes storage of fat:  Continue Reading →

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“I was constantly fatigued and eating”

Before and after

Before and after

I received an email with Paul’s story about how he was tired and overweight. Here’s what happened when he found LCHF: Continue Reading →

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Boring TV Shows Might Increase the Risk of Obesity

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According to a new Swedish study, boring TV shows seem to increase the risk of obesity. In the study, a “boring” program (an art lecture on Swedish Television) led to more snacking than a fun program.

TheLocal: Tedious TV can lead to obesity: Swedish study

Personally, I think boring art shows on TV may be less of a problem in the long run, as they reduce the risk of getting stuck in front of the screen. Addictive TV shows that don’t contribute anything positive in your life are worse.

There are, of course, a couple of highly efficient solutions to the problem of snacking on candy in front of the TV:

  1. Don’t watch TV passively – do something else that you enjoy more. If you want to become really smart, watch TED.com instead.
  2. Avoid buying unhealthful snacks – so that you avoid being tempted.

Do you have any suggestions for what to eat while watching TV and what do you like most to watch when you watch TV?

Personally, I recommend nuts and True Detective. Continue Reading →

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“I no longer feel like I’m old enough to be a grandmother”

Before and after

Before and after

Do you have to suffer from aches and pains as you’re getting older?  Although this has become the norm, it’s not part of a natural aging process.

Here’s an email from Beth, who wanted to share her experiences with an LCHF diet: Continue Reading →

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