Category Archives: Diet-Heart Hypothesis

Food Fetishists and Junk Nutritionists Push Back

Thomas Lifson reports on the Saturated Fats are OK study and the reaction from the food nuts. Food “experts” are very much like climate junkster “experts.”

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Heart Rhythmn Problem?

The problem of atrial fibrillation is found to be aggravated by obesity.

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Study: Saturated fats don’t stiffen blood vessels or harm function

From a registered clinical trial involving 112 study subjects published in the September 2013 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Continue reading

Claim: Secondhand smoke presents greater threat to teen girls than boys

Regardless of the validity of the researchers dubious HDL claims, unfortunately for these researchers, cholesterol levels have nothing to do with risk of heart disease. Continue reading

Five Guys’ cheeseburgers aren’t killing anyone

NYTimes writer Timothy Egan spotlights what he doesn’t know about diet and health. The diet-heart hypothesis was debunked long ago. No doubt Egan missed that development because he was working within the NYTimes’ anti-science force field. Continue reading

Associated Press shocked to learn that atherosclerosis is natural

Atherosclerosis found in mummies though the ancient Egyptians didn’t have Marlboros, Big Macs or Reality TV. Continue reading

Magical Food: Mediterranean Diet Shown to Ward Off Heart Attack and Stroke

The diet-heart hypothesis just won’t die. Continue reading

Oops: PUFAs may actually increase risk of death in patients with heart disease

The diet-heart hypothesis gets another body check. Continue reading