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plum fudge

Low Fat Chewy Plum Fudge Recipe

A diet for a fast metabolism includes sweet fruity treats, so this Chewy Plum Fudge recipe fits the bill.

When people start eating a Dr Ray Peat type of diet they think, “look saturated fat is protective so gimme all the ice cream, let me put butter on everything and what do you mean a handful of grated cheese at every meal may be too much?”

20 kgs (40lbs) overweight a few months later and they wonder what happened!

Saturated fat IS protective, but only in the right doses.

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cortisol belly fat

How high cortisol causes belly fat

Ever wondered how high cortisol causes belly fat?

We’ve been told that cortisol contributes to stubborn belly fat, but what is it, and how is it creeping into our lives?

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keto diet hair loss

Keto hair loss

After 10 years on a ketogenic diet, I can unequivocally say the keto diet causes hair loss!

It was coming out by the handful and not growing back, until I made some changes.

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potato shortbread

Potato Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies

Since I’ve discovered that heating nut flours like almond flour etc actually increases the oxidisation of PUFAs (poly unsaturated fatty acids) in them and kind of makes them toxic (eek!), you can understand why I’m not so keen to continue making up recipes with these nutty flours in it. These Potato Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies though have none of that and more of the good stuff.

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pro metabolic

From a Low Carb Diet to Pro Metabolic Part 2 – The OUT list.

So in the last post I detailed all the foods I’m including to switch from a low carb diet to eat in a pro metabolic way, if you need a refresher of what they were, then click here.

Now here is the ‘perhaps they are not as healthy as we thought’ list.

Some entries may shock you as they did me… approach with an open mind…

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