Tagged: heart


In the 1960s, the sugar industry paid three Harvard scientists $50,000 to say that heart disease was most likely caused by saturated fat. After their report was published in JAMA, diets concentrating on low fat gained the endorsement of many health authorities.

Basically what this means is we have the wrong idea about what causes heart disease. That big glass of Pepsi is probably go to cause more harm than your bacon and eggs. from NYT:...


Sugar Is at the Heart of America’s Health Problems

by FS The following is a summary of our recent book interview with Gary Taubes, which can be accessed on our site here or on iTunes here. Americans are increasingly afflicted with chronic obesity and diabetes. While...