Some of the falsehoods propagated over three decades by science and the government…
High cholesterol food has NOTHING to do with high cholesterol in the body. Fat is NOT bad – indeed, it’s difficult to gain weight on a fatty diet and there is NO relationship between fat and body fat or heart disease or cancer. Increasingly, the obesity problem is focusing on sugar as the principal.
Decades of low fat diets have sabotaged our metabolisms and contributed to – if not made – the obesity problem. This Guardian article exposes the myths and explains why we have eaten ourselves into this sad situation. Click here to read this great article.
Foods that make some of us put on weight can have little effect on others, according to research. Read the BBC article for more information but more and more it looks that bacteria in the gut is key to weight loss. Click here. My partner is convinced that black coffee in the morning, a can of bitter at night and the Mediterranean diet is best for all. Maybe he’s not so crazy…
Scientists are increasingly looking at the link between obesity and bacteria in the stomach. Many people on a diet or eating plan often complain that their slim counterparts eat roughly the same amount of fat, sugar, protein and carbohydrates as they do, but don’t seem to put on an ounce in weight. Probiotic supplements may work for you.
The Secret to Losing Weight could be in your Gut
Latest research by the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that overweight women who took a probiotic supplement not only lost twice as much weight and fat over a six month period, but kept the weight off. They also found their appetites decreased.
Probiotic supplements vary widely in price and can be expensive, so you’ll need to shop around for the best value. But don’t forget before buying probiotic supplements that foods like natural yogurt (and even beer in moderation) can help get the bacterial balance in your tummy where it needs to be!
Find out more about how the right bacterial balance in your gut can make you slimmer and how what you eat can affect your long term health and weight maintenance plans (click the article here).
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The Daily Telegraph published this really interesting article, click here.
Because the balance of bacteria in your tummy is impacted by what you eat, this could explain why some people put on weight while others don’t, despite eating roughly similar amounts of fat, sugar, protein and carbohydrates. It could explain why we think different people have different metabolisms. Once again, the study points to the wisdom of a Mediterranean diet and the horrors of a junk food diet…