(My Notes: This recent large analysis reviewed the lives of over 296,000 people and found the EXACT OPPOSITE that what most people would expect. THIS IS HUGE and adds to the evidence that (quality) protein/fat sources are NOT inherently harmful!)
(My Notes: this is an old study, but very large. Full disclosure, this is an epidemiologic study – and as always – ‘correlation does not prove causation’, but it’s nice to be on the right side.) M.Holmes,
(My Notes: Sometimes you can drive yourself crazy looking at a bunch of studies where one says “yes” and the other says “no”. Large meta-analysis like this have strengths and weakness but sometimes it’s nice to see a large summary.
Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial.
(Two huge studies, almost ten years old, yet rarely talked about.) JAMA. 2006 Feb 8;295(6):655-66. Howard BV, Van Horn L, Hsia J, et al OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that a dietary intervention, intended to be low in