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If you’re feeling completely confused about whether you should cut fat from your diet, you are not alone. But here’s the bottom line: Fat does not make you fat or sick.

Carrying too much fat around the abdomen puts people at greater risk for heart disease and cancer compared with people who have a similar body mass index (BMI) but who carry their fat in other parts of the body. So says a US study published online in the July issue of the Journal of the American…

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  You know the strange thing is even though I’m the most healthy person amongst my group of friends they still marvel or actually complain at the amount of fat that I eat when we’re eating together and even after all these years I still get “Oh aren’t you afraid your cholesterol will go through the…

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  Before the 1920s heart disease was rare in most of the western world. Yet through the 20s right up until the 70s the incidence of heart disease rose to become one of the most deadly ailments of modern times. In fact some have said that it is actually the West’s number one killer. The…

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There are in fact a whole host of reasons why there can be excess fat in our stools. In addition to what Mackay has said one of the most common causes is a lack of balance in our digestive ecology. By that I mean our stomach bacteria may be out of kilter which can readily…

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Spots and pimples are nature’s way of telling us we’re eating wrong foods. I think most of us on low carb can testify to the fact that our skin is generally much better when we’re eating low carb and proper fats that nourish the skin in ways we can’t even imagine. Mark Below is a…

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Grass fed beef can seem to be a bit tougher simply because these animals take longer to get to their butchered weight and as you have discovered they don’t carry as much fat. As the others have suggested cooking slowly and with extra fat is probably one of the simplest ways of ensuring that the…

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Many teas can be beneficial for health as can many infusions. However I would steer clear of ones that claim to be able to block fat absorption.   Fat that we digest brings with it numerous benefits none of which we would want to do without. Now if you could find a tea that helps…

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Another post at forum.lowcarber.org that I have replied on about protein   Catherine wrote: I put my average day’s diet into Fitday.com and found that I am eating 79% fat, 9% carbs and 12% protein. What should I be aiming for?   I answered: Hi Catherine, As Liz53 has already said, this is an interesting question…

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Below is a copy of the post over at forum.lowcarber.org that I have commented on about fiber   aramaya said: I was wondering how it works, if i increased My fibre intake i feel it would naturally decrease my fat and protein intake,so example if i ate breakfast of a flax mix with coconut and almond…

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