- What are saturated fat and cholesterol, and why they are always talked about together;
- How saturated fat and cholesterol are related to heart disease;
- The work of Ancel Keys in the 1950s linking saturated fat to heart disease;
- The nuances of how saturated fat plays out at the individual level;
- Whether LDL cholesterol is the best predictor of cardiovascular disease risk;
- Guidelines for saturated fat in the diet; and
- What to do when your doctor recommends statins.
Montani et al., 2021. Ancel Keys: The legacy of a giant in physiology, nutrition, and public health.
True Health Initiative, 2017. Ancel Keys and the Seven Countries Study: An Evidence-based Response to Revisionist Histories.