"A meta-analysis of prospective epidemiologic studies showed that there is no significant evidence for concluding that dietary saturated fat is associated with an increased risk of CHD or CVD," says a piece recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Click here to read the abstract.
This directly contradicts the mainstream nutrition "party line" of the last 30-some years.
There's so much I want to say about this. I'm not sure where to start. Except to say that I'm not surprised.
And I'll offer this thought:
When you are trying to understand anything about food and nutrition especially, or about human beings in general, it is important to understand the mainstream party line, but it is also important to understand the "alternative" positions. When one of the alternative positions make WAY more sense than all other explanations, that's probably because it's right and the others are wrong.
The articles about fats that make the most sense to me are on the Weston A. Price Foundation web site. Click here if you'd like to take a look.