We are getting fatter and sicker
Nutrition

We are getting fatter and sicker

How the experts got food and diet so wrong and what you can do to take back control of your health

Learning points are:

  • We are getting fatter and sicker. Why?
  • Since the introduction of the low fat guidelines, we have become steadily fatter
  • Sugar is the main enemy - not fat
  • Processed food contains sugar, vegetable oils and grains - all arguably not conducive to good health
  • J.E.R.F. - Just Eat Real Food
  • The use of low carb diets has been very helpful for weight loss, reversal of Type 2 diabetes and the management of childhood epilepsy
  • There is increasing interest in the use of low carb diets in the management of a number of other chronic diseases

 

Learning objectives

> You should be able to discuss why we are getting fatter and sicker

> You should be able to debate the use of low carb diets in the management of chronic diseases

> You should be able to describe the global burden of disease related to food and nutrition

> You should be able to analyze why the world has gotten fatter and sicker

> You should be able to address obesity and sickness

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