Yes, it is quite ironic how nutritionists for years have been telling us to stay away from fat and eat more carbs. "That fat will clog your arteries, then your heart, and BAM, you'll drop dead in your tracks." The low-fat diet is the way to go........or is it? When we lose weight by eating a "low-fat" diet, is it really a "low-fat" diet? Where does the fat go that we lost when eating a "low-fat" diet? (Here's where the irony hits.) We use our body fat as fuel then to lose the weight, right? Hence, it really isn't a "low-fat" diet after all, is it? In fact, one could easily surmise that about half of the calories burned in the so-called "low-fat" diet come from fat - our own body fat at that, whose composition is similar to.......LARD!
What I've just done here is paraphrase a brilliant, funny, biting, yet insightful essay posted by Tom Naughton, producer of a very eyebrow-raising film titled "Fat Head-Can Your Own Bologna Kill You?"
Can Your Own Bologna Kill You?
It's definitely a great read and may get you thinking differently about eating fat. Enjoy!
Thanks to Richard at the blog "Free the Animal" (see my "Good Reading on the Blogosphere") for posting the link.
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