Butter Is Back—Processed Foods Are Identified as Real Culprits in Heart Disease
By Joseph Mercola
June 24, 2014
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Flawed Nutritional Guidelines Have Created a ‘Pandemic’ of Heart Disease
Between 1920 and 1960, Americans’ butter consumption declined by over 75 percent, yet heart disease went from a relatively unknown condition to the number one killer. Consumption of trans fat radically increased in the mid-1950s, and rates of sudden death from heart disease have faithfully risen right along with trans fat consumption.
Today, there are 30,000 items in the American diet that contain trans fats, according to the FDA. That should give you an indication of just how prevalent these dangerous fats have become!
Basically, if you eat processed foods, you’re likely eating trans fats. Many products that claim to be “zero trans fat” simply have portion sizes that are so ridiculously small that the trans fat falls below the permissible limits and therefore do not need to be listed.
Authority Nutrition has assembled several graphs with side-by-side comparisons of obesity and heart disease trends with nutritional trends over time. These graphs make it easier to visualize how the low-fat recommendations have done you no favors whatsoever.7 For example, the following graph shows how the European countries that eat the least saturated fats have the highest risk of heart disease:
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Why would anyone believe ANYTHING from the Crony Capitalists and their agent called “The Gooferment”?
This includes, but not limited to, FDA, USDA, CDC, … … …
Next we’ll find out that smoking is good for you. (Credit to Woody Allen for that bit of sarcasm.)
We have to think for ourselves.
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