Healthcare Triage: The Evidence for Low-Fat Diets Isn’t Really There

Last week I talked to you about dietary cholesterol, and how the existing randomized controlled trials warned us that they wouldn’t work. Now, it appears those guidelines might be changed, decades later. Cholesterol isn’t the only recommendation that is controversial. So are the ones on fat. Prepare to get annoyed. This is Healthcare Triage.

This piece is based, in part, on a post I wrote for the Upshot. For those of you who want references, here you go:


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