World Heart Federation President on how the current dietary guidelines keep failing us

Graphic of various items of food forming a pyramid

The guidelines are neither scientifically based nor healthy

Did you miss watching the great talk by Dr. Salim Yusuf before it was taken down? Grieve not – here are some of the highlights summarized in text:

Medpage Today: Top Cardiologist Blasts Nutrition Guidelines

Previous guidelines said reduce fats and compensate for it by increasing carbohydrates… and so essentially we’ve increased carbohydrate intake in most Western countries and this is likely damaging. We were in for a big surprise. We actually found that increasing fats was protective.
– Dr. Salim Yusuf

You can also read even more highlights and an entertaining blog about it here:

Dr. Michael Eades: Dr. Salim Yusuf and the PURE study – Saturated fat isn’t bad for you

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