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Why Is The American College of Cardiology Distorting The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) have finally been released and I’m sure that most of you could care less what they say. You may think that they can’t be trusted because you believe the original science-based recommendations have been altered by political, food and agribusiness forces.   652 more words

The Skeptical Cardiologist Gives Dietary Thanks

On this fourth Thursday of November, 2015 the skeptical cardiologist would like to record some Thanksgiving thanks.

  • I’m thankful I’m not a turkey today.

I hear Americans consume 45 million turkeys on Thanksgiving, one sixth of the total during the year. 507 more words

Cardiovascular Disease

Coconut Oil Explained (In a Lot of Detail) - Is Eating it Good for Your Health?

When our neighbors moved from Atlanta to San Francisco sort of suddenly, they gave my roommate and me a bunch of food they weren’t allowed to pack on the moving truck. 1,548 more words

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Dietary Guidelines 2015: Why Lift Fat and Cholesterol Limits But Still Promote Low Fat Dairy?

When the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA2015) are finally issued they will likely follow the recommendations of the DGA committee. The DGA report ( 525 more words

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