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...

 

While researching the Canadian Dietary Guidelines, I realized that up until the 1992 guidelines eating LIVER, specifically, was recommended on each and every guideline. The recommended amount was "once a week", "frequently", or as part of the 2 recommended servings of...

 

I am not Muslim, but a lot of my dear and long-term patients are. Where I am from, a very large part of the population is Muslim and therefore, in the next few days many are getting ready to start their Holy Month of Fasting aka. Ramadan. I am not about to give you a...

 

The Fear of Eating Fat: When you do a google search on this sentence you get 31,100,000 results (now maybe you will get 31,100,001 results), so what I am saying is that I am not the first or definitely only person/doctor/researcher writing about this. I probably won't...

Cooking is the most loving gift you can give yourself and your family: by cooking you are showing love, affection and giving yourself and others the gift of health (if you choose healthy meals that is). Back in the day, eating out, or ordering out, was not an option. P...

Weight is my thing. This is what most people come to me for, to lose weight. It's what I am really good at. It's what many of my colleagues often say they "hate" to do, and what I say "Send my way!". In my opinion, it is the easiest-hardest thing to do, to lose weight....

I'm not a Cardiologist, not even a researcher, but my clinical experience and using FOOD as MY medicine has taught me a few things. First of all, prevention is always the best cure. If you eat "right" you can prevent a whole lot of illnesses. There's no argument there....

 

 

I know it may seem "obvious" to most: DIETARY FAT=HEART DISEASE, right? WRONG. So why do all of us, innately, believe this? This is all due to the work of ONE person and ONE study done in the 50's and 60's. This man was Ancel Keys, and the study was "The Seven Countr...

First of all, CONGRATULATIONS for having chosen this path to better your health and using food as YOUR medicine. By reading this blog and keeping updated you will be better informed in order to make more educated choices about your diet and health.

 

As you know, there a...

As you may have read somewhere on the site, my Diet Challenges follow the principles of a LCHF (Lower Carb Higher Fat) Diet. But what is that and who should follow it? I should start by telling you that I didn't always follow this type of diet and neither did my client...

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