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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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Correlation does not equal causation, I know, but…

The evidence is compelling. See for yourself here. I was never a believer in the low-fat diet. It just did not sit well with me. While sugar, well, don’t get me started on this subject. Check out the graphs, especially … Continue reading

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To tax or not to tax, fat that is.

The fat tax is in the media again. Denmark’s experiment has failed miserably after 1 year – people have revolted and shopped across the border. Unfortunately, if it happened in Australia people would not have that luxury. By the way, … 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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Why is saturated fat bad?

Science sometimes is useful and sometimes it’s downright confusing. When it comes to fat and diet, it is certainly not helpful. Fat is being analysed, categorised, differentiated and transformed into other staff all the time. Research has and is being … Continue reading

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The importance of good quality protein (and fat)

We all eat junk food every now and then. It’s ok, as long as it is only every now and then. But we also need to take a harder look at the food we eat every day. Protein is what … Continue reading

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