Comment on The Accidental Diet by Jennie Reid.

I've never been good at counting calories or GI. I think this works for me because of the low sugar content. I also have a theory that the more foods are processed, the worse they are for your metabolism. On this basis I eat the odd chocolate eclair - cream, choux pastry, a little chocolate are fine, as long as I don't eat them every day.

I also don't believe fat makes you fat. Cows get fat and they eat grass all day, which is carbs. So I have butter, cream and cheese and food fried in olive oil or butter.

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