Terrific interview on ABC Radio National Big Ideas with David Gillespie about his book Big Fat Lies. This link is to the podcast.

Most of what you think you know about weight loss is wrong! You’ve been lied to! Bacon and eggs are good for you. Low fat milk is not. And sugar is poison and it’s addictive. So believes David Gillespie author of Big Fat Lies: why the diet industry is making you sick fat and poor who is in conversation with Paul Barclay.

The message I took away is: No sugar & sugar products – treat it like addictions – don’t have any at all. No to seed oils (that’d be canola sunflower..) [which is all very well considering what is labelled ‘olive oil’ can contain mostly canola. And restrict fruit to no more than 2 pieces a day. Go for the vegetable instead.