The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet


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A groundbreaking study that reveals how decades of misleading science and policy unjustly demonized the high-fat diet, which might actually be our healthiest option. For the past 60 years we have been told that a low-fat diet can protect against obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Yet despite many of us taking this advice in the developed West, we are now in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is breeding serious health problems. Recent more rigorous scientific work has overturned some of the shoddier theories of ...

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michael p m

Oct 25, 2015

Re-boot your mindset about fat!

Become up-to-date. Discard a cascade of footnotes based on 20th century cooking oil money paying for research to take to market... Nine years in the writing, 140 pages of footnotes, glossary, index, names, bibliography...Teicholz does not leave a single stone unturned. Brilliant, seminal, dogged, relentless...modern science can discard a 60 year old hunch for the pleasure of understanding that the fat you wear and the fat you eat are two different things. 480 pages read like the wind because Teicholz did all the footwork. Be renewed. Be undeceived. Oleo might be tar if butter is food.

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