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, …