Are Carbohydrates Really Responsible for Obesity?

Scientists have argued over the years about what causes people to gain weight. The simplistic theory is that if you burn more calories (exercise) than you take in (eat foods), you will lose weight and vice versa. Others argue that … Continue reading

Avoiding Fats for Better Health?

True or False – Fats are bad for your health. Avoid them at all costs. That’s why you see so many ‘fat-free’, ‘reduced-fat’, ‘very low fat’ products. In fact, a recent check using the search term ‘fat-free’ gave me an … Continue reading

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later, You Will Pay One Way or the Other!

There are many pet peeves that I have. One is our education system. One would think that we should learn a lot more than we do about our health and wellness, but we are never exposed to it – or, … Continue reading

Fats and Longevity – Part 1

Our bodies need dietary fat for good health. It is interesting how certain beliefs are introduced into our society without any real testing to verify the claims of those nutrients. One example is coconut and palm oil. In the 1980s, … Continue reading