Go Ahead, Eat That Foie Gras!
Posted on Feb 8, 2006
New York Times: The largest study ever to ask whether a low-fat diet reduces the risk of getting cancer or heart disease has found that the diet has no effect.
The $415 million federal study involved nearly 49,000 women ages 50 to 79 who were followed for eight years. In the end, those assigned to a low-fat diet had the same rates of breast cancer, colon cancer, heart attacks and strokes as those who ate whatever they pleased, researchers are reporting today. | story or read the reports
Truthdig says: Don’t start mainlining lard just yet. The next study is surely just around the corner….