Cholesterol warning about to disappear

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The uncertainty of science: The federal government is about to withdraw its half-century old warning against cholesterol in the diet.

I think the key quote from the article was said by Walter Willett, chair of the nutrition department at the Harvard School of Public Health:

There’s been a shift of thinking.

I’d call that statement a bit understated.



  • PeterF

    And once again something that we were told was bad over and over again turns out to be…

    Not so much

  • Patrick Ritchie

    It’s insane the warning was made in the first place, there has been clear data since the 50s that dietary cholesterol has a minimal effect on blood cholesterol.

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