One of the world's leading obesity researchers in
A lower carbohydrate diet is famous for lowering triglycerides dramatically. On a low-carb diet my triglycerides are extremely low and my HDL (good cholesterol) is very high. Jean-Pierre went on to state that the BMI (Body Mass Index) is not the only predictor of heart disease. He wants physicians to measure waist size and triglycerides as a standard, clinical procedure, as these measurements are a better predictor of who is at risk for heart disease. Interesting to read about this and also alarming as the waist and tummy area is where we put on weight as we get older, because that is where insulin resistance causes weight to pack on first.
The cutest thing I’ve heard lately in the battle of the bulge is: “A nursery in