I have a reputation for "getting people pregnant". Lol. I was told many times that people came to look for me because they overheard somebody say "Be careful. Don't go to that Doctor unless you want to get pregnant." I can see how this could be an issue for some people...

 So this week a health website posted this chart to Facebook, and the backlash was OBESE (diet practitioner humor). There were hundreds of comments from people extremely offended, and stating that even though they were considered "obese" according to this .chart, they...

This week as I was walking down the aisle of a major department store, something caught my eye and I had to pick it up and read the ingredients. It said "Mayonnaise Type Dressing". What the heck is that, I thought??? Of course at the bottom it said "55% less fat than o...

Doctors are doing exactly what they are SUPPOSED to be doing. When they tell you to eat at least 120 g/d of grains, they are following the Canadian Dietary Guidelines. Somehow, at some point, someone came up with this amount as a requirement. The justification is...

di·a·be·tes mel·li·tus

məˈlītəs,ˈmeli-/

noun

noun: diabetes mellitus

The term Diabetes comes from a Greek word meaning "siphon", coined in the second century AD, and mellitus comes from the latin word mel which means "honey", both indicating that people with this disease w...

When talking LCHF, a lot of attention is focused on the Paleolithic people and what they ate. This is in part due to the overwhelming attention that the Paleo diet and advocates have gotten over the last few years. It is true that people thousand and thousand of years...

Yesterday I wrote a post about REAL food and ranted about being given margarine and vegetable oil at at restaurant as opposed to the butter and olive oil that I asked for. I cringe to think this, but I realize that some, maybe many of you, quietly asked yourselves, "Bu...

My kids had a P.A. day and so, we went out for the day. On our way to a Play Place, we stopped for lunch and since I didn't want to take them to a fast-food joint, I decided to take them to a rotisserie chicken place, a "healthier" choice. "Chicken and salad, please"....

The LCHF "umbrella"

What's in a name?

"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) 

William Shakespeare

What all the LCHF diets have in common is their restriction of Carbs and higher consumption of Fats. Although LCHF...

 

The LCHF lifestyle follows a diet Lower in Carbs and Higher in Fat than the "average" diet consumed TODAY. Consequently, people for the LCHF diet believe that we should eat less carbs and more fat than the dietary allowances in our food guides.  This is pretty ge...

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