Thursday, May 15, 2014

New Thoughts on Saturated Fats

Is Butter Better? Read On!

AHA Guidelines May Not Be Based On The Best Research 

New Book Casts Doubt On Years Of Common Methodology

Investigative reporter Nina Teicholz has just released a book this week challenging our thoughts about how we structure our diet. In a WSJ article, Ms. Teicholz outlines her issues with AHA guidelines that recommend less animal fat (or saturated fat) as part of ones diet. She contends that the reduction in saturated fat has led to the increased consumption of carbohydrates, which has cascaded into another entirely different set of health issues such as type 2 diabetes. Her book is available at

Here's a few other articles that support this contention

Is Beef Bad For You? Or The Environment?
Environmental Impact Of Meat