This is a little terrifying.
More Bad News For The Nutrition Nazis
“Replacing animal fats with vegetable oils, a mainstay of modern health advice, may lead to an increased risk of death among people with heart disease,” says the San Francisco Chronicle. In an analysis of 458 Australian men with heart disease, funded by the National Institutes of Health, it was found that those who replaced saturated fats with polyunsaturated vegetable oil had a 60% higher death rate from cardiac disease than those who didn’t get any “dietary advice.”
In fact, more than a little terrifying. All those people who switched to using sunflower oils and seed oils thinking they were healthier have been growing steadily more unhealthy.
This article about the holy trinity of fat, salt and sugar and the way that marketing them works so very very well.
And in a small turnaround from the BMJ – they acknowledge the dangers of sugar