Brunch: St. Patrick’s Day Fry

Here’s more data in favour of low carb diets. This study, Sharman MJ, et al. Very low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets affect fasting lipids and postprandial lipemia differently in overweight men The Journal of Nutrition, 2004, found that a ketogenic diet lowered fasting triglyceride levels by 44%, while no change was found with the low-fat, high-carb diet.

Graph 6 Tag Levels

The ketogenic diet also improved other markers of metabolic syndrome.  It caused more weight loss, decreased the triglyceride:HDL ratio and reduced blood sugar levels. Read more about it here

A delicious low carb high fat brunch sounds good for St Patrick’s day, just avoid the toast. Try get gluten free sausages if you can. You won’t be hungry for a while after this one!