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Here's a conversation with a waitress at a nice little restaurant this morning. Me: I'll have the eggs, ground beef patty, potatoes; no toast. Over easy and medium. Her: Oh, the ground beef has almost no fat in it. Me: That's unfortunate. Her: Oh, yea, she gets the ground beef with almost no fat in it and cooks it well done, so it's healthy. Me: I beg to differ. I eat 60-70% of calories from animal fat and have the healthiest blood lipids you will ever see in your life. Anyway, how about the sausage patty? Is that low fat too? Her: Oh no, not at all. Me: Alright then. Sausage it is. Of course, she knows nothing about "health," neither does the cook, and neither do over 99% of the people in the civilized world. Primitives and savages know about nutritional health, but then again, they have to in order to survive. They don't have the "convenience" of being able to blank out and simply follow and regurgitate the "points and authorities" of the anointed, which, I hasten to add, have been a general disaster for most people who've ever followed them. She only spouts off with the "low...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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