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Chips time :)

I have just bought some ghee and about to make some home-made chips. Yeah, chips taste better fried in saturated fats like ghee. But it’s not just that. After about 40 years of drumming into the unsuspecting public the dangers … Continue reading

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Can we live without sugar?

Short answer is yes, but life won’t be very sweet 🙂 Sugar, or sucrose, is made up of 2 different parts. There’s a molecule of glucose chemically bonded with a molecule of fructose. Once ingested, an enzyme called sucrase breaks … Continue reading

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I confess…

I have a confession to make. I am living with an addiction. It’s been with me for almost half my lifetime. It all started innocently but has been creeping up on me slowly over the years and I did not … Continue reading

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Idiot’s guide to butter

No, not you, oh reader! It’s me! Yes, they’ve called me an idiot for eating butter while they all ate margarine or some other spreads. This is my personal account of the infatuation with butter. They said that I would … Continue reading

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Eat fat to be smarter

Did you know that your brain is 66.6% fat? That’s two-thirds of the brain tissue is made up of fat. Wow! I didn’t know that! At least it’s refreshing to know that I have a fat head 🙂 The membranes … Continue reading

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The big fat confusion

Fat seems to get a bad wrap these days. But not all fats are created equal. And that’s where the confusion starts. Here’s an example – see this article. In a nutshell, it says that older women who eat the … Continue reading

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