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
Ancel Keys and The Seven Countries Study: New Paper!
Check out this WHITE PAPER from the True Health Initiative on the Seven Countries Study. What is it, what are the controversies, and what is true? Ancel Keys, Time Magazine, 1961 In 2016, I wrote a piece as a response to the viral article "The Sugar Conspiracy," reexamining some of the claims of the author, particularly with regards to Ancel Keys and the Seven Countries Study. Aspects of the story struck me as slightly fishy, so I figured I'd dig into the original research an
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