Is butter back? Surprise, surprise, a new study goes through all earlier science tracking people who eat butter, and the risk of disease.
The study reveals that there is no link between butter and heart disease, and that if anything, eating butter may even reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
- TIME: The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger
- Express: Butter Has Been Wrongly ‘Demonised’ as Unhealthy, Say Experts
- The Sun: Now Butter Is NOT Bad for You – and Has Little or No Link to Heart Disease
- PLOS One: Is Butter Back? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Butter Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Total Mortality
I’m certainly not surprised. This is completely in line with other modern studies. The question is when the nutritional guidelines will catch up to reality, and stop scaremongering about harmless old butter.
When do you think?
Here’s a picture from The Times, via Dr. Aseem Malhotra: