entheogens, I read your link, thanks, it’s quite lengthy and will require a re-read and more of my time, but on the first page I read this:
“There is no evidence that too much animal fat and cholesterol in the diet promotes atherosclerosis or heart attacks. For instance, more than twenty studies have shown that people who have had a heart attack haven’t eaten more fat of any kind than other people, and degree of atherosclerosis at autopsy is unrelated with the diet.”
This is statement is just totally freggin’ dumb propoganda. It doesn’t de-bunk a long held scientific belief, it’s just sensationalism in the OPPOSITE DIRECTION. Diet and heart attacks ARE LINKED TO ONE ANOTHER LIKE A WHORE AND HER PIMP- trust me.
Well, one declarative statement does not prove anything. It is the science that such a statement stands on that makes the statement true, false or partially one or the other.
I don’t understand why you think it is dumb. Nobody is saying that diet isn’t related to heart disease. We are saying that fat consumption, in most cases, is not the cause of heart disease, nor is there a strong correlation.
If you are really interested in getting the other side of the story, read the books I mentioned in my first posting. After reading one or both of those books, if you still feel that it’s a “dumb” argument, please return here to argue your point.