How Vegetable Oils make you Fat

02 Feb 2014
How Vegetable Oils make you Fat

The bottom line is that they contain omega-6 fats, primarily found in soy, corn, cottonseed, sunflower, safflower, flaxseed, grape seed and canola oil (which also contains rancid omega-3 fats) and are a category of polyunsaturated oils found in seeds and grains.  The seeds are mostly ok, concentrating the oils from them isn’t.  You can imagine – to make an entire bottle of seed oil takes violent and heavily industrialized processing.  Omega-6 vegetable oils are not generally fats that you could easily produce in the comfort of your own kitchen like the simple and age old process of pressing olives into olive oil (a monounsaturated omega-9 fat) or churning cream into.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica – An Amazing Recovery!

30 Nov 2013
Polymyalgia Rheumatica – An Amazing Recovery!

I attended the annual Doctor’s Race at Western Province Cricket Club on Sunday 23rd November 2013, in which Professor Tim Noakes was running, as we (together with one of the other authors, Jonno Proudfoot) planned to sign copies of the Real Meal Revolution for the runners afterwards. 

All things LCHF

13 Aug 2013
All things LCHF

If you haven’t heard about the Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) lifestyle, then you are in for a real treat when adopting this way of eating – it’s TOTALLY scrumptious!