Isn’t eating fat bad for you? Am I going to get heart disease?

The short answer is no. Since around World War 2 the western world has been under the spell of one man, Ancel Keys, who perpetuated half-truths and outright falsehoods about the dangers of eating fat, especially saturated fat. This one man is responsible for the fat phobia that has permeated society since WW2. So much science has since disproved his claims, and yet the phobia persists.

To get the whole story, read the book that The Economist magazine labeled “Science Book of the Year” in 2014: The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz.

You can also listen to Carl Franklin and Richard Morris interview her on the 2 Keto Dudes podcast.

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