The truth about carbohydrates – should you be afraid of them?

It’s been several months since I last posted on this blog. Like most people, I’ve been trying to figure out what’s going on with COVID-19 and have spent much of my spare time researching this. But don’t worry. I’m not going to give you my opinion on COVID-19, nor promote any conspiracy theories. I’m sure …

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“Low carb” diet advice from a doctor who lived to 97

I‘ve always been skeptical about low-carbohydrate diets, particularly more extreme versions such as keto and carnivore. So, when I first came across Dr Wolfgang Lutz’s book “My Life Without Bread”, I dismissed it without even looking inside. I thought it was just another fad diet promoting the gluten-free, “grains are not designed for human consumption” …

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My thoughts on low carb diets

I get a lot of emails from people asking for advice about what to eat to overcome hypoglycemia. Many of these people are eating low-carb diets. When I recommend they add in a couple of slices of whole grain bread, or similar amount of starchy carbohydrate at each meal, they seem skeptical. They’ve read so …

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