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Kylie Walker / Posts tagged "refined carbohydrates"

Why Fat Does Not Make You Fat

There is a popular misconception in America that “if you eat fat, you’ll get fat”. This fallacy has resulted in Americans eating a low-fat or no-fat (LFNF) diet.  Ironically, the LFNF products that are being marketed to Americans as “healthy” are the very products that are responsible for the chronic weight gain and chronic disease in this country.  These products, as well as the lifestyle that derives from the use of these products, result in the over-consumption of refined carbohydrates and sugar, which is the root cause of the obesity and chronic disease epidemic in America. People on a LFNF diet on average tend to eat more refined carbohydrates than they should, which leaves the feeling of being physically full but still hungry. For example, have you ever eaten...