Monday, October 08, 2007
In yet another insightful post at the Junk Food Science blog, Sandy Szwarc starts with this:
What is most amazing is how long it has been known that body fat doesn’t cause heart disease or premature death, yet how vehemently people hold onto this belief. “The notion that body fat is a toxic substance is now firmly a part of folk wisdom: many people perversely consider eating to be a suicidal act,” wrote Dr. William Bennett, M.D., former editor of The Harvard Medical School Health Letter and author of The Dieter’s Dilemma.Read the whole thing and the read Sandy's work regularly. It's good for your health!