Archive for June, 2011

TV4 Nyheterna Värmland: “Lost 40 kg by eating fat” May 3, 2010 My comments This is a clip from the local news in Värmland featuring Monique Forslund who runs the blog Life Zone. Monique is one of Sweden’s foremost LCHF advisors, and she also writes in English on her blog. And now over to the show! […]

Dagens Medicin: “Yoghurt is good for the heart” June 15, 2011 Eating a lot of yogurt and sour milk may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. That’s the conclusion drawn by Swedish researchers in a new study. It is Emily Sonestedt, researcher in nutrition epidemiology at the University of Lund, and employees, who now has looked […]

Dagens Nyheter Debate: “High cholesterol is not dangerous for women and healthy men” April 26, 2011 Doctors and researchers: The truth begins to emerge. Over half a million Swedes are taking drugs for elevated cholesterol, in vain. The cholesterol-lowering medicines – used by over half a million Swedes – reduces the risk of dying from […]

The newspaper Svenska Dagbladet writes: “Debate on blood lipids reignited” May 9, 2011 Läkemedelsverket (the Swedish Medical Products Agency) review advice on cholesterol-loweing medications. The are now going to re-exam the current recommendations for treatment of healty people with high cholesterol. Meanwhile, an acclaimed campaign for statins is being critizised for being excessive and confusing. It’s […]

The Diet Doctor (in English) and (in Swedish) comments on USDA’s launch of USA’s very own version of the Swedish Plate Model. It’s called “My Plate” and apparently it costed $2 million to develop. The American plate is divided into four parts, but the message is roughly the same fat-phobic as usual, and not far […]

The association “Svensk Dagligvaruhandel” (“Swedish Grocery Traders”) has put together their health report for 2010, that according to them “describes the trade’s efforts to stimulate consumption of healthy and nutritious food”. It contains some really interesting figures that reflects well that a diet revolution indeed is underway in Sweden. Take a look at these diagrams with figures from […]

SVT1 Fråga doktorn May 16, 2011 My comments This is a transcript of the 7 minutes long interview with dr Andreas Eenfeldt (aka the Diet Doctor) in the Swedish TV program “Fråga doktorn” (“Ask the doctor”). It was staged in a supermarket where Andreas went food shopping with a journalist. He got a good opportunity […]

The newspaper Expressen writes: “Changed her diet – the migraine disappeared” May 10, 2011 Catharina Pousette, 37, suffered from migraines, aches and fatigue. But she didn’t connect that to the fruits and sandwiches she ate! With a Atkins-like diet she now feels much better. As a child Catharina Pousette enjoyed sweets, but she can’t say […]

The newspaper Metro writes: “Eat the right diet – get rid of the insulin” (May 18, 2011) It is possible to eat so that your Diabetes type 2-symptoms disappear. But you’ll need the willpower to change your lifestyle. Andreas Eenfeldt, known as the Diet Doctor, recommends his diabetic patients to eat according to the LCHF […]

TV4 Nyhetsmorgon May 31, 2011 My comments This is a transcript of a almost 9 minutes long debate from the Swedish TV program “Nyhetsmorgon” (“news morning”). I’ve done my best to get everything right, but if any of my fellow countrymen find any misstakes, please tell me so. This was broadcasted in the morning between the […]