Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Fat

‘The study, conducted at The Ohio State University and published in PLOS ONE, suggests that doubling the amount of saturated fat in the diet has no effect on fat levels in the blood. Increasing carbohydrates, on the other hand, raised levels of Palmitoleic acid, a fatty acid associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes.’


Type 2 diabetes and heart disease linked to carbohydrates rather than fat


‘By the end of this book, utterly convincing as it is, you will begin to questions the old accepted science. I recommend every health care professional to read this book and help to sound the death-knell for the ‘one size fits all approach’. Fat can belong in a healthy diet. Fat, meat and eggs, should not be demonised and we should not be forced to adopt a unitary approach to nutrition therapy.’


Book Review; Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz


Big Fat Surprise: why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet


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