Records Found in Dusty Basement Undermine Decades of Dietary Advice

Christopher Ramsden specializes in excavating lost studies. In an excavation made possible by the sons of deceased scientist Ivan Frantz (principal investigator alongside Ancel Keys on the Minnesota Coronary Experiment) and technicians, who turned magnetic tape into formats readable with modern technology, raw data was unearthed from a 40-year-old study which found a shocking result, the …

Statin Nation – The Great Cholesterol Cover-Up

Hidden away in an unlisted section of Youtube sits this eyeopening documentary from 2012 by Director Justin Smith. Statin Nation reveals the medical corruption that has led to the mass over-prescription of cholesterol medications (statins). The film explains how the facts about cholesterol and heart disease have, for decades, been distorted by pharmaceutical companies keen …

Are You Smarter Than Your Doctor? – Dr Paul Mason

Dr Paul Mason presents a comprehensive lecture on the effects of poor metabolic health. https://youtu.be/sNz2gWqL0Ng 3:40 -- Simple signs of poor metabolic health 7:42 -- Low-carb versus low-fat 10:49 -- Insulin 13:45 -- Effects of diabetes 15:11 -- Seed oils 17:35 -- Oxidation 19:39 -- The liver and insulin resistance 20:21 -- Fish oil 21:20 …

Omega-6 vegetable oils as a driver of coronary heart disease: the oxidized linoleic acid hypothesis

Published online 26th September 2018 BMJ Open Heart https://openheart.bmj.com/content/5/2/e000898 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6196963/ Numerous lines of evidence show that the omega-6 polyunsaturated fat linoleic acid promotes oxidative stress, oxidised LDL cholesterol, chronic low-grade inflammation and atherosclerosis, and is likely a major dietary culprit for causing heart disease, especially when consumed in the form of industrial seed oils commonly …

Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-based Recommendations

The recommendation to limit dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake has persisted despite mounting evidence to the contrary. Most recent meta-analyses of randomized trials and observational studies found no beneficial effects of reducing SFA intake on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total mortality, and instead found protective effects against stroke. Although SFAs increase low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, …