Award-winning British journalist, Jerome Burne, believes the UK's 'Fat Wars' herald a much-needed ‘Martin Luther moment’ for medicine. He explains why in a shortened version of his blog on the topic . It’s a riveting read.
Many people are learning about the benefits of a low carbohydrate lifestyle from books, articles published in medical journals, the Internet, word-of-mouth and personal experience. With so much positive evidence mounting, why are doctors either not supportive or even caution against it? The answer is simpler than you might think.
The fear of fat is a thing of the past. In the coming years demand for fat will soar worldwide, and that for carbohydrates will fall. The entire world will start eating higher fat, lower carb diets (on average). These are the predictions of a recent research report (Sept 2015) from Credit Suisse based on trends and the evolving medical scientific knowledge.
In the mid-1990s, when the low-fat diet was king, a young American obesity researcher began to have his doubts. He's now authored a best-selling diet book promoting LCHF eating, and it's a story that's generating plenty of global headlines.