THE SKINNY ON FAT

This blog is dedicated to bringing you the latest nutritional news, research and information about the benefits of the ketogenic lifestyle.

Why I don't trust the USDA

If you're wondering why I don't trust the USDA, The American Heart Association, and The American Diabetes Association (and why you shouldn't either)... this 43-minute video sums it up perfectly:

If you don't have 43 minutes to spare, here's my take on it:

It comes down to deciding who you should trust... "the wisdom of the crowds", or "the vision of the anointed".

 

A few prominent doctors, scientist, and researchers came up with a theory in the 1950s that saturated fat lead to high cholesterol which led to heart disease based on some very flawed science. 

Turns out... it's completely false.

But, because they were the "smart ones" it just became common knowledge and no one questioned them.

Those that dared question their findings were often ridiculed and their funding was cut off.

Back in those days... the information came from the elites and was adopted by the government to make up the official dietary guidelines.

To this day, this is still the advice given...

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Low Fat Foods Are Making You Fatter

Part of our mission at Ketology is to help right a wrong that was perpetrated on the public back in the 1950's.

We were all duped! 

And we're still suffering as a society today as the obesity epidemic is on the rise.

It's time to spread the truth about what's causing more and more people to become obese (and as a result, Type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases are on the rise).

Contrary to popular belief...

Eating fat doesn't make you fat!

Sugar is the culprit.

I know that's not what anyone wants to hear... because things made with sugar are so delicious...

But it's true none the less.

This 5 minute comedy sketch is actually spot on:

 

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Eat the Butter

Take 3 minutes and watch this amusing video on why you should skip the "heart healthy" whole grains and just eat real food like butter:

Our unofficial slogan around here is "Come for the weight loss, stay for the wellness".

A well formulated ketogenic diet will all but certainly help you lose unwanted body fat, but it'll also promote long term health and reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases.

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The Keto Diet can help reverse Type 2 Diabetes

More and more evidence is suggesting that a ketogenic diet can actually reverse Type 2 Diabetes despite the ADA's claim that T2D is a progressive disease that can only be managed with medication. If you are diabetic, or pre-diabetic, watch this Ted talk and see for yourself:

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Big Fat Lies

"Fathead" is a low budget documentary that I highly recommend watching. This 2.5 minute clip explains how the myth of saturated fat leading to heart disease got started.

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Fat Head Followup

The guy who made the Fathead documentary posted this 8 minute follow up a couple of years after it was released:

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The Big Fat Surprise

Nina Teicholz, author of "The Big Fat Surprise", argues that the scientific community got it wrong when they said saturated fat was unhealthy in her 2014 TED talk:

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The Big Fat Fix

Cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra was recently names alongside Michelle Obama and Michael Bloomberg as a leading voice in the fight against global obesity. He practices in the UK's National Health Service (NHS) and is a tireless campaigner for lifestyle medicine as the optimal prescription for a long, lean, healthy and happy life. Watch this 5:38 minute interview then check out The Big Fat Fix if you'd like to learn more.

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The Science of Low Carb

Dr Eric C. Westman, MD and president elect of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (weight loss doctors), has 15 years of experience helping patients lose weight and improve their health using low carb. (16.5 minutes)

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Eat Fat, Get Thin

Dr. Mark Hyman has a new book called "Eat Fat, Get Thin" where he dives into the faulty science that got us all to fear fat and the new research which shows that fat is actually good for you. Watch this 3.5 minute video:

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