New meta-analysis: No evidence supporting current fat-phobic guidelines

Eat more butter!

No evidence that butter would be bad for you

There’s no evidence supporting the current fat-phobic guidelines, according to a new meta-analysis by Dr. Zoe Harcombe, among others. Trying to get people to eat less fat or less saturated fat seems to have no positive effect:

Open Heart: Evidence From Randomised Controlled Trials Does Not Support Current Dietary Fat Guidelines

This should not be surprising, as the same thing has been shown in a number of recent reviews.


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  1. Paul DTS
    The report was published on the 8th August 2016, so will Dr. Aseem Malhotra & others be taking this forward, as Public Health England does not seem to have changed their position on this issue.

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