CAN YOU GET THE HEALTHY FATS YOU NEED FROM A PLANT BASED DIET

Following up from our earlier blogs about the 80-80% dilemma, if you choose a plant based diet and exclude all meat, fish, fowl and animal products such as cheeses, milks, eggs, algae, the question remains can you get enough fat that is required by the low starch, sugar, carbohydrate diet?  #LCHF does seem to haveContinue reading “CAN YOU GET THE HEALTHY FATS YOU NEED FROM A PLANT BASED DIET”

Plant Based and High Fat

So is this even possible? Having just watched the film/documentary “Forks over Knives” . I will explore this option as I also take account of the LCHF dietary option that also makes such good sense and with remarkable results on diabetes and other health issues and diseases. No added oils is a common theme, soContinue reading “Plant Based and High Fat”

NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?

“One person’s meat is another’s poison”, Titus Lucretius Carus coined this expression in the first century BC, “quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum” (what is food for one man may be bitter poison to others). This is surely ancient wisdom that seems to fit the current dilemma, which could be called the “DietaryContinue reading “NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?”

LCHF Review some basics on this dietary latest

Low Carbohydrate diets are not new having begun with the so called Banting Diet in London where a highly nutritious diet of offal, meat, fats and very little carbohydrates and sugars was found to reduce body fat in overweight subjects without reducing capacity to function or exercise. The idea that we need carbohydrates is beingContinue reading “LCHF Review some basics on this dietary latest”