Old School Weight Loss Norms Are Starting To Crumble

Filed under: Low-carb Tips — @ January 10, 2007

For many years, we’ve been told to simply trust in certain nutritional concepts that seem reasonable at face value. See if any of these sound familiar to you:

1. Eating fat makes you fat.
2. Low-carb diets are unhealthy from too much fat.
3. Saturated fat is very dangerous to consume.
4. Low-fat diets will protect you against heart disease.
5. Carbohydrates are essential in a “healthy” diet.

Have you heard one or more of these at some point in your life? Sure you have–we ALL have! They’ve been repeated ad nauseum for so many years that even the idiots who first spouted them off under the auspices of genuine science and quality research are now starting to believe them.

But the good thing about the truth is it is a constant that will eventually win out over lies. It doesn’t happen very quickly sometimes, but it does happen.

These old school norms about diet and nutrition that I listed above are all a part of the educated ignorance I have talked about people having when it comes to defining what constitutes a “healthy” diet.

This is something that people like low-carb practitioner Dr. Mary C. Vernon have made their life’s work. She specifically has been on the frontlines showing how the Atkins/low-carb nutritional approach can actually improve such epidemic diseases like obesity and diabetes so well that people can lose lots of weight and even come off of their insulin. Her work with the low-carb cure for diabetes was even recently featured in this outstanding article from Adam Campbell at Men’s Health magazine.

Additionally, in my interview with Dr. Vernon last year, she insisted that further research into the healthy benefits of low-carb living needs to be conducted by government and health leaders because of all the advances behind-the-scenes that are going on with the science. It’s literally mindblowing to see so much quality research being done even without the financial assistance from the government.

Read about one extremely important, but underreported study on the truth about saturated fat that Dr. Vernon highlights as well as her simple 5-step plan for losing weight and getting healthy (and it ain’t a low-fat diet either!) by clicking here.


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