002: As the Cholesterol Consensus Crumbles, the Stance Against Saturated Fat Softens (4/28/16)

Is it really true that saturated fatty acids (SFAs) are the “bad fats” and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are the “good fats”?

Christopher Ramsden uncovered previously unpublished data undermining the conventional wisdom that we should replace saturated fats with polyunsaturated vegetable oils to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

The public health establishment dismissed the findings. Here’s my take.

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