For those who don’t want to spend too much time reading into the details and weighing up the pros and cons, here are some widely agreed upon dietary recommendations:
Avoid processed carbohydrates
Main examples: added sugars and flour.
[List of names for sugar used on food labels]
Reasons: they contribute empty calories that drive insulin resistance and overeating, which over time leads to chronic diseases.
Avoid “vegetable” oils (seed oils)
common cooking oil in UK
soybean and corn oils
these oils are added to many processed/packaged foods, especially in USA
Reasons: they are high in omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which when consumed in excess (especially relative to omega-3 from fish oils) are reported to promote inflammation.