The 5 Continent (PURE) Study: A Prospective Cohort Study
A new study came out on August 29th and all of Twitter is abuzz! Why? Study authors, and indeed the media hype surrounding the study claim
Behind the News saying "Saturated Fat could be Good for You"
A close read of the #FatFunc study You might recognize it from the press-release headline, "Saturated fat could be good for you." And we discussed controversial headlines this study spawned in the first installment of this article. This study, named FatFunc (#FatFunc) was a neat RCT that sought to examine differences between two weight loss diets: high fat low carb (HFLC) - 10% carbs, 17% protein, 73% fat - and a low-ish fat diet (LF) - 53% carb, 17% protein, 30% fat. Is it
A Fake Nutrition Controversy in Four Bullet Points
TL;DR No there haven’t been a series of recent studies that disagree about butter, only headlines. NOTE: Keep in mind that often the press releases fuel the headlines as much as news articles, so news outlets and bloggers aren't the only ones complicit in creating confusion! This article isn't intended to single out a single publication as the cause of the issue. EurekaAlert posted a press release titled “Saturated fat could be good for you” this week that made waves and eve