Category Archives: Butter

Butter: Just because it’s low-carb doesn’t mean it’s good

The diet I advocate in the Track Your Plaque program to gain control over the factors that lead us to coronary plaque and heart attack is a low-carbohydrate diet. We begin with elimination of wheat, cornstarch, oats, and sugars in … Continue reading

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Butter and insulin

In a previous post, Atkins Diet: Common Errors, I commented on butter’s unusual ability to provoke insulin responses. I offer this as a possible reason why, after a period of effective weight loss on a low-carbohydrate program, inclusion of some … Continue reading

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