Could Sugar Play a Greater Role than Saturated Fat in the Fight Against Coronary Heart Disease?

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A great article on the role of sugar in cardiovascular disease. It discusses the beginning of dietary fat becoming the enemy and how we got it wrong.

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“Along with co-author, Sean C. Lucan, MD, MPH, MS, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, DiNicolantonio and O’Keefe evaluated the evidence to date linking saturated fats and sugars to CHD, considering basic science, epidemiology, and clinical trial data related to CHD risk, CHD events, and CHD mortality. The authors concluded that sugar consumption, particularly in the form of refined added sugars, are a greater contributor to CHD than saturated fats.”

Here is the actual research article
Role of Saturated Fat and Sugar in CHD

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