Lost in translation: carbs, fats and our sick nation

2013-12-15 10:00

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One message being lost in the public spat between sports scientist Prof Tim Noakes and his detractors over the validity of the so-called low-carb/high-fat “Noakes diet”: our broken food system is making us fat and sick. Science writer Leonie Joubert wades in as Noakes’ The Real Meal Revolution hits the shelves.

So your system will bank more of the calories away as fat, relative to what it would have done if you’d had the spinach and chop, which don’t spike your blood sugar as much.

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