Books and papers by Barry A Groves exposing dietary and medical misinformation: "The Soft Science of Dietary Fat
When the U.S. Surgeon General's Office set off in 1988 to write the definitive report on the dangers of dietary fat, the scientific task appeared straightforward. Four years earlier, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) had begun advising every American old enough to walk to restrict fat intake, and the president of the American Heart Association (AHA) had told Time magazine that if everyone went along, 'we will have [atherosclerosis] conquered' by the year 2000. The Surgeon General's Office itself had just published its 700-page landmark 'Report on Nutrition and Health,' declaring fat the single most unwholesome component of the American diet."
Monday, November 27, 2006
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Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Testosterone Nation - Twenty Things I Know: "the only thing high-carb/ low fat ever did was make us change the name of adult onset diabetes to type 2 diabetes. That's quite an accomplishment for all the nutritionists out there — really something to be proud of. Think about it. We gave an adult disease to kids and our reaction was simple — change the name."
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