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
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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
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
Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, mainstream nutritional guidelines have, for the last 30 years, instructed Americans to reduce fat and, more specifically, saturated fat in their diets. 681 more words
This may be the most interesting thing you learn all week…
Margarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. But when it killed the turkeys, those who had put all the money into this research wanted a return on their investment so they put their heads together to figure out what to do with this product. 413 more words
Sally Fallon Morrell of the Weston A. Price Foundation shared the following in a speech in 2010: (source – http://www.westonaprice.org/mentalemotional-health/nutrition-and-mental-development)
“Now, if we look at the fats in the brain, the two major fats are saturated fat and a fat called arachidonic acid. 234 more words