It’s that time of the year when everyone talks about dieting. After we have been over eating all those mince pies and chocolate puddings we want to get rid of that gained extra weight. And typically this is interpreted as a fat reduced diet and eating all those dieting products.
However it is now proven that this approach does work at all. We all know what happens in February, the chocolate snacks return and its just downhill from there. The only winners are the diet product sellers who profit nicely but the rest of us just gain weight.
There are two things that are really proven to work:
- Not eating processed food at all – just eating food as nature intended it!
- Getting your bacteria in your gut healthy!
How come processed food is not good for me? Well there are several things going on in your body when eating “modern” highly processed foodstuff. The first problem is high intake of sugars typically a form of glucose usually based on corn (this is what Diet Coke, Ketchup etc… are based on!). As a heart surgeon Dr. Dwight Lundell who risked his career completely by going against the big corporates writes in his article (What Really Causes Heart Disease):