Government’s “Dietary fat guidelines have no evidence base”

Government’s “Dietary fat guidelines have no evidence base”

“Publishing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr Zoë Harcombe of the Institute of Clinical Exercise and Health Science of the University of the West of Scotland researched both the origins and the results of following the dietary fat guidelines that have prevailed in the US and the United Kingdom for almost 40 years. The evidence provides no support for the assertion that low-fat diets are healthier, especially as the incidences of obesity and diabetes have escalated dramatically during the same four decades of the guidelines’ implementation.”

Low fat usually means more sugar. Fat sticks with you, it’s satisfying. Sugar gives you a buzz and then a crash.

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