The Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Myth Destroyed!!

The Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Myth Destroyed!!

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Although I have been preaching the benefits of healthy fats and even saturated fats for a long time, I still have clients who are skeptical.  Here is a well documented and persuasive article on just why it is so important to have healthy fats in your diet…

I want to put to rest the belief that fat (especially saturated fat) and dietary cholesterol are bad for us.

Where Did All This Nonsense Begin?

It all started with a physiologist named Ancel Keys, Ph.D., back in the 1950’s. In 1953 he published a paper titled “Atherosclerosis, a Problem in Newer Public Health.” It seems that from here, our dietary fate was sealed. Keys compared fat intake and deaths from heart disease in 6 countries:

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