“Every last shred of evidence”: Why low-fat dietary guidelines should never have been introduced

1. When the US government introduced “Dietary Goals for the United States”, they did not have unanimous support. The guidelines, which urged the public to cut saturated fat from their diet, were challenged by a number of scientists in a Congressional hearing. The findings were not based on sufficient evidence, they argued. They were ignored. … Continue reading “Every last shred of evidence”: Why low-fat dietary guidelines should never have been introduced