Is it a Big Fat Lie?

You probably think you know what you should eat. After all the medical profession, the food industry and the US Government have all spent a lot of effort and a lot of money to “educate” us all about healthy eating. You’ve seen the pyramids and you’ve probably been told by your own doctor to avoid high fat diets, eat lots of carbohydrates and lean meat and of course lots of veggies.

A few voices in the wilderness have challenged this dogma over the years. One was Dr. Atkins who came out with his famous diet over 30 years ago. He was lambasted by the medical profession and the “health experts”.

Now the “experts” are questioning this long held wisdom and actually looking at whether Atkins and others may have been correct in their estimate of what causes obesity and all the nasty health problems that come with it.

I am not a health professional or a health expert. I read a great deal in the field just to keep myself educated. I admit at one time I bought the entire low fat diet craze and threw away the butter and the ice cream. Now I am having my doubts. I am again using butter, with moderation, and I am also freely using good, small-farm eggs (not the industrial eggs you get in the supermarket).

I am not making any claims here. I am just suggesting that you keep an open mind and look at the new research and thinking that is coming out. Be skeptical about it for sure just as you should probably be very skeptical now about what the experts have been telling you for over 30 years.

True wealth is about a lot more than just a healthy bank account. If you are not healthy enough to enjoy your wealth it won’t do you much good. Time to question all you’ve been taught and start to think again about what is healthy eating.

Here is the article in the New York Times Magazine:

Wishing you Success and Prosperity,

Daniel R. Murphy

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Daniel R. Murphy
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