The Paleo Diet

Artery clogging saturated fat is used in the medical community as if it is one word. One of the biggest obstacles for many people to overcome when deciding to adopt a Paleo diet is eating large amounts of saturated fat. Eating Paleo means eating more “artery clogging saturated fat” than dietary experts recommend. However, as we look at the original evidence on how saturated fat became public enemy number one it becomes clear we have all been duped. We start our journey with Ancel Keys and his famous Seven Countries Study on fat consumption and heart disease.

The first thing that must be mentioned about the Seven Countries Study is that it was not a study of seven countries, but 22 countries. A quick look at the data below shows black dots and red dots. The black dots are nations involved in the study and the red dots are hunter…

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