Apr 27, 2010

carb redux

I'm telling you.  We are going to be seeing more and more of this.

"More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart".

Some choice quotes,

while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated fat since 1970, the obesity rate during that time has more than doubled, diabetes has tripled, and heart disease is still the country’s biggest killer

Rethink your Lipitor medication
One problem with the old logic is that “total cholesterol is not a great predictor of risk,” says Meir Stampfer, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health

And this doozy that I fully subscribe to,
The next time you eat a piece of buttered toast, he says, consider that “butter is actually the more healthful component.”

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