Why fitness is medicine, and you should learn about Fasting Mimicking Exercise (FME)

Dr Richard Babor, a cancer surgeon, and his new TV show “How not to get cancer” attracted loads of attention. There was some negative reaction because people felt they were being unfairly blamed for getting cancer, because poor lifestyle was pinned as a major cause of cancer. I doubt that was the intention of the show. In fact, Dr Babor clearly started in the intro that “it’s no one’s fault personally” and this is an important point. But it is a big public health issue. No one wants cancer, and we want… Read More

Eating more saturated fats raises risk of early death; yeah, right.

Behold, a new diet-health observational paper appears! (What, this one, again?) There are two long term observational studies of diet and health that get more press coverage than all the others combined. New papers on these studies, which say the same things with minor variations, are published every few months in high-impact journals. The editors of these journals don’t seem to mind that the papers they get are unoriginal and the repetitive choice of the same studies amounts to cherry picking, because the authors are the rock stars of the nutritional establishment, and… Read More

The 10 rules of Low Carb Healthy Fat (LCHF) eating

In anticipation of the release of “What the Fat? Fat’s IN, Sugar’s OUT” – due in May, we are releasing our 10 rules.  Below is the “skinny” (quick read) version.  Enjoy. Rule 1: Go low “HI” Replace processed foods with stuff that was recently alive – foods low in the Human Interference (HI) factor. Real, actual food is the foundation of the LCHF lifestyle. Rule 2: Cut the carbs (down…not out) Sugar and grains are not good for you (yes, that means bread, even if it is wholegrain). Just how low you… Read More