Category Archives: Fat

High Carbohydrate Diets: No Energy Restriction Required

Weight loss has become an important topic as more people struggle to maintain their normal body weight. The exact causes of obesity are complex, but one of the main drivers is the presence of high amounts of refined crystalline sugar … Continue reading

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More on the Fat Sugar Seesaw: alcohol

The fat sugar seesaw is a phenomenon whereby as the sugar content of the diet increases, the fat content of the diet decreases and vice versa. In other words some people consume high fat low sugar diets and some people … Continue reading

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The Sugar Fat Seesaw

A reciprocal relationship between intakes of sugar and fat may exist. Such a relationship between these two macronutrients has been termed the sugar fat seesaw. The reciprocal relationship between sugar and fat is most evident when the fat and sugar … Continue reading

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Eat Salt Get Fat?

Processed and fast foods contain high amounts of salt (sodium chloride). Consumption of the typical Western diet, which contains high amounts of processed and fast foods, therefore increases salt intake significantly. The high salt intake of the Western diet in … Continue reading

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The Fat Sugar Seesaw

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Undernutrition

Undernutrition can be defined as a condition whereby the amount of nutrients required by an individual is not met. This often refers to the macronutrients in the form of energy from carbohydrate and fat, as well as nitrogen from protein. … Continue reading

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Fat: A Large Group Of Dietary Chemicals

Eating a high quality diet can be a relatively straightforward endeavour, and many people understand the constituents of a healthy diet. Many people over complicate nutrition and this leads to a certain level of confusion in most cases. I would … Continue reading

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Casein and Dietary Fat Interactions

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Low Carb Versus Low Fat Diets

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Protein Reduces Hunger

Evidence suggests that poor glycaemic control leads to weight gain. Rapid increases in blood sugar overload the cells of the body with energy, and in response the production of energy in cells increases proportionally. This increase in energy production significantly … Continue reading

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