One of the world's most regarded heart disease experts, cardiologist Dr Salim Yusuf, President of the World Heart Federation, recently delivered a talk at a Zurich cardiology conference outlining how his research finds fat is not harmful, even beneficial, while the high carb diet recommended worldwide is the 'worst thing' for CVD.[...]
For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to argue powerfully and publicly that the official diet advice we have been encouraged to follow since the 1970s is fundamentally wrong. It is refined carbohydrates and sugars that we should be avoiding, he says, not fat.[...]
A new Norwegian diet intervention study (FATFUNC), performed by researchers at the KG Jebsen center for diabetes research at the University of Bergen, raises questions regarding the validity of a diet hypothesis that has dominated for more than half a century: that dietary fat and particularly saturated fat is unhealthy for most people.[...]
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