It’s About Time!

In 1961 and 1984 Time magazine published cover stories citing that dietary saturated fat and cholesterol was the cause of heart disease:

Diet & Health – Ancel Keyes…January 13, 1961
Ancel Keyes fabricated data and publish his famous Seven Countries Study.  This bad science earned him a place on the cover of  Time magazine.

Cholesterol. And Now the Bad NewsMarch 26,1984
By the end of the 1980’s there were widespread academic statements that the Lipid Hypothesis was proven beyond reasonable doubt.

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Here is the June 12, 2014 cover story that finally points to the truth!

Ending The War on Fat
“Don’t Blame Fat. For decades, it has been the most vilified nutrient in the American diet. But new science reveals fat isn’t what’s hurting our health.”

Video: The Truth About Fat.  Though not really the truth, this video points people in the right direction.

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Annals of Internal Medicine – 18 March 2014
Association of Dietary, Circulating, and Supplement Fatty Acids With Coronary Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Conclusion: Current evidence does not clearly support cardiovascular guidelines that encourage high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids and low consumption of total saturated fats.

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