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Eggs – Back on the menu?

There has been a flurry of news reports following on from the publication of the US government’s ‘Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’ which included the tacit admission that the guidelines which have been in place for … Continue reading

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Saturated fats – friend or foe?

A reduction in dietary fat consumption, especially saturated fat, has been at the cornerstone of official dietary advice for as long as most of us can remember. Saturated fats are primarily animal fats, including dairy fat – think cheese, butter, … Continue reading

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Food Intake – What About Class?

In the last post I wrote about the causes of obesity and the common assumption that changes in our food intake are the cause. In particular the idea that we’re all eating more in the way of sugars and that … Continue reading

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Why are we getting fatter?

Like most people I’ve accepted as gospel the idea that there is an ‘obesity’ crisis, and that this is due to changes in what we eat. Over time, or so we’ve been led to believe, we’ve been eating more and … Continue reading

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