Current Posts – 28 Nov 2013

On what basis do dieticians and others continue to recommend a low fat diet, despite mounting evidence of its ineffectiveness? Who decides that the increasingly popular low fat diet is unhealthy and possibly dangerous? In fact a little-known government committee called SACN that is producing a report on how much carbohydrate we need. Lawyer and low carb expert Hannah Sutter has been investigating the committee and reveals just how little it understands about the way carbohydrates actually work in the body.

With winter well and truly here none of us will be getting any vitamin D from the sun for four to five months. Unfortunately, writes Dr Oliver Gillie, we also won’t be getting clear evidence-based advice from the government on safe sun exposure.

Good evidence as well as good sense, are both in short supply, writes Dr Malcolm Kendrick, when it comes to licencing the first post-statin drug. It will only need to show it lowers cholesterol; no need to show it reduces heart disease, which is not the same thing at all.


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