Sweden gets is right

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

I sometimes think that I should go and live in a Scandinavian country. They get so many things right about how to run healthy, equitable, societies. In addition, the people who live there seem more balanced and, well, frankly, more grown up. So it comes as no surprise to me that if a nation was to turn round and begin the process of rejecting the absolute nonsense that a high fat diet is bad for you, then it would be a country in Scandinavia.

That Scandinavian country is Sweden1.

Now, I have been aware that there has been a movement towards a high fat low carb diet (HFLC) going on in Sweden for some years. This has been led recently by the heroic Dr Annika Dahlqvist, a General Practitioner who had been advising her diabetic patients to eat a low carb high fat diet (LCHF).

She was, of…

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2 responses to “Sweden gets is right

  1. This was an interesting read! As someone who lives in Sweden, I am always amazed at how people seem to enjoy the “good things in life”, but hardly anyone is overweight! It really is astounding. I grew up in the UK and Australia and the same cannot be said. I don’t really know why this is. But people here are definitely very health conscious… and love their exercise 🙂

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