A dedicated personal training client at our Timonium gym was surprised when I told her this …
The case against saturated fat is suprisingly weak.
Looks like >> More fat=More heart attacks
But wait …
Here’s ALL of the data that was available at the time:
Huh – No correlation between fat and heart attacks.
In fact, Keys was behind another large study called the Minnesota Coronary Experiment that again failed to show a correlation between saturated fat and heart attacks.
They were so disappointed in the results that they hid the papers in a basement!
— ASIDE —
the full story from Scientific American:
Records Found in Dusty Basement Undermine Decades of Dietary Advice
Raw data from a 40-year-old study raises new questions about fats
And data shows we had fewer heart attacks back when we were eating MORE
- lard (you can’t even find it in stores anymore)
- red meat
- full-fat dairy
Of course I’m not saying you need to eat these foods, but you don’t need to fear them either.
Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment … – JACC Journals
(JACC – Journal of the American College of Cardiology