Following on with the Gary Taubes theme (and his fascinating book, Why we get fat and what to do about it), I wanted to talk about obesity/ being overweight – in particular, about the misconception so many have about how it’s caused. You may remember from my recent...
Last month, I wrote about what happens to the energy you take in when you eat a meal. To recap in a nutshell, carbs are used first for energy because they break down into ‘sugar’ and stimulate the secretion of insulin. One of insulin’s primary roles is to maintain a...
(you’ll need to increase your fat intake to make up the calorie shortfall)I’m all Taubed out! For those of you who’ve been following my last 5 or 6 articles, you’ll know that I’ve been trying (desperately) to summarise (as if possible) Gary Taubes’s excellent book...
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