Is saturated fat still deadly? Have the last decade of meta-analyses refuting this old idea been a dream? Did not another meta-analysis of all high-quality studies just recently find no good evidence that saturated fat is anything but healthy?
Despite all this, the American Heart Association published new updated advice a few days ago, claiming that really, nothing has changed. We should still somehow fear natural fats:
How is it even possible to still believe in this old theory, after all the science refuting it? Science writer Gary Taubes was asked and got a bit carried away, writing this fantastic 4,000-word comment: