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New dietary recommendations turn conventional diet wisdom on its head

Neil Mitchell
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A new report is arguing for an ‘urgent’ overhaul of dietary guidelines.

The UK’s National Obesity Forum has released a report, with signatories from around the world, that turns our understanding of a healthy diet upside down.

Some of its key points include:

  • Eating fat doesn’t make you fat.
  • Full-fat dairy protects you from heart disease, not cause it.
  • Stop counting calories.
  • Snacking makes you fat.
  • The ideal amount of sugar is ZERO.

Nutritionist Christine Cronau told Neil Mitchell we had dietary guidelines all wrong, and they need to be corrected.

‘The low-fat thing was supposed to make us slim and healthy, and it’s done the opposite,’ Ms Cronau said.

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Neil Mitchell
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