Millions of people over the age of 50 risk harming their health if they follow new NHS guidance telling them to take statins, leading doctors have warned the Health Secretary.
Reversing years of negative press on saturated fats, Time Magazine has finally admitted defeat on this issue, reversing course and admitting that the war on fat was wrong. They even expose the junk science that supports this dietary philosophy.
Not only has this bad/good cholesterol dichotomy been solidly debunked by study after study—it was never proven in the first place. The notion that saturated fats and LDL clog our arteries came from bad science and politics.
A meta-analysis of 76 studies found current evidence does not support cardiovascular guidelines that encourage a low consumption of saturated fats. Saturated fat plays a crucial role in your body's development and day-to-day functioning for both children and adults.
Based on his own personal experience, Dr. David Diamond found that the idea of saturated fat and cholesterol causing heart disease was not based on any real science and is a myth.
This soft, waxy substance is found not only in your bloodstream but also in every cell in your body, where it helps to produce cell membranes, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acids that help you digest fat, and is vital for neurological function.
Researchers in a recent study conclude: "Current evidence does not clearly support cardiovascular guidelines that encourage high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids and low consumption of total saturated fats."
Professor Kummerow is still going strong at age 99, and has just published a new paper showing that LDL cholesterol is simply a marker for an amino acid deficiency and not the cause of heart disease at all.
Coconut Oil is Beneficial for Your Heart: Shining the Truth on Mainstream Media’s Negative Attacks Against Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has been a topic of news in the mainstream media again recently, so let’s look at some of the misinformation that is still being spread about coconut oil.
The recent "ban" on trans fats may actually be a way to promote a Monsanto GMO product. It’s important to note that since this is a proposed rule, and not a final one, there’s still a chance it could be changed or dropped.