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If David Ludwig Is Right, Everything We Thought We Knew About Obesity and Low Fat Diets Is Wrong

Saturday, February 13, 2016

This article is a must read!


"In the end, the low fat diet had a strongly negative effect: When subjects were on it, they burned 325 fewer calories per day. That is, their metabolism slowed dramatically compared with when they were on the low carb diet, which did a much better job of burning calories rather than storing them. In effect, it was as if those on the low carb, low GI diet put in an extra hour of exercise every day without lifting a finger."

Full article here -


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    its very interesting thanks for sharing
    1634 days ago
    I think the tide has finally turned. But the sad fact is that it will be a long time before we see this information being widely available and acted upon by the medical profession. I watched the Fat Summit conversations with Mark Hyman (Dr. Ludwig was one of his guests) and the number that was thrown out there was 17 years for medical changes to be fully integrated. Ugh. So many people will still be made miserable and sick before this all filters down to the average person. *sigh*
    1634 days ago
    I had his book in my amazon wish list. Now I bought it. I had bought another book by Dr Masley and Jonny Bowden on Fat. But it was preaching to the choir. :o( A waste of $
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    1634 days ago
    Great article! I have this book on hold at the library. I'm looking forward to reading it.
    1634 days ago
    I completely agree that a calorie is not the same as another calorie, foods affect the human body differently. I read another article about how one type of food caused one person to have a spike in their glucose, but someone else wasn't affected by the same food. They're trying to relate how the body responds to different foods by measuring the gut microbiota to see if there is a relationship between that. How cool!
    1634 days ago
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    I believe this whole heartedly. Think about the high carbs-these convert to sugar which is used by the body to keep/make fat, while proteins stick with you (remember the joke about eating at a Chinese restaurant and being hungry in an hour?).
    1635 days ago
    Thanks for sharing this
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