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“The Low-Fat Diet Has Been One of the Biggest Disasters in Modern Medicine”

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1
“The Low-Fat Diet Has Been One of the Biggest Disasters in Modern Medicine”

Do you want to eat better and lose weight in 2016? Here's a new article with great quotes by smart doctors. like Dr. Aseem Malhotra:

The low-fat diet has been one of the biggest disasters in modern medicine, and in my view has fuelled the obesity epidemic. It's time we stopped counting calories and ate real food.

One person who certainly agrees is the obesity researcher and practicing physician Dr. David Ludwig, author of the soon-to-be-published book Always Hungry. He says that...

...low-fat diets popularised since the 1970s had 'not only fuelled the obesity epidemic but also contributed to cardiovascular disease'.

The theory that high-calorie fat should be eliminated because all calories were created equal was 'profoundly misguided', he said, adding: 'With low-fat diets, you are destined to fail.'

Here's the full article:

DailyMail: Hurrah! It's the steak and chocolate diet - which is easier to keep to because it has enough fat

Ignore the silly chocolate-eating pictures. Obviously eating tons of chocolate is not the way to lose weight. There's always some sugar in chocolate. But small amounts of dark chocolate (70%+) is a smart choice for an occasional indulgence.

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