Food & nutrition
July 15, 2014

Does fat make you fat?

The LCHF/banting trend that’s taken hold makes some people nervous - after all, so much fat just can’t be good for you, right? But where did we get the idea that fat was bad for people in the first place, and is it true? Let’s take a look. It started decades ago when a Dr Key examined heart risk based on how people live and what they ate. He found that in the countries where people ate more saturated fat there were more cases of heart disease, and he concluded that the fat was the cause. But the study didn’t…
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