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The Real Meal Revolution [Video]

The Real Meal Revolution
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Eating a low-fat diet that is high in carbohydrates will not prevent you from having a heart attack. In fact you are less likely to suffer from heart disease if you eat lots of fat – provided it is the right type of fat.

This is the gospel of a team of South Africans headed by sometimes controversial Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Cape Town, Tim Noakes, who has popularized the idea of a real meal revolution. This, though until relatively recently promoted a diet high in carbohydrates, especially for athletes. Now Noakes has done a total turnaround and is sharing his new approach with as many people as possible. His tool (so to speak) is a new cookbook called The Real Meal Revolution (Quivertree Publications).

In an interview (which you can listen to in the video if you continue reading) he says that their intention is to “change the world, one meal at a time.”  Read more…