Here are some resources that are extremely informational

Fat Head

This incredible and funny documentary is half a reply to Super Size Me, half a rebuttal of the Lipid Hypothesis. It presents an alternate view on the health with facts so solid Super Size Me as well as modern nutrition become laughable. Created by Tom Naughton, a once stand-up comedian, it goes into the history of the Lipid Hypothesis and its serious flaws that you probably weren’t even aware of, as well as putting forth real science regarding heart disease, cholesterol, and saturated fat. Watch on Hulu

The Skinny on Fats

This essay is monumental. Written by Mary G. Enig, Ph.D., a biochemist of the University of Maryland, and Sally Fallon, it cites 73 sources as it touches on the strange history of the Lipid Hypothesis, and brings to light studies that challenge it; it also goes in-depth into the chemistry and effects of the different types of fats, and demonstrates the many benefits of and crucial roles fulfilled by saturated fat and cholesterol. It also delves into the dangers of modern processed fats. Link

Health Benefits of a Low-Carbohydrate, High-Saturated-Fat Diet

Written by Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD. This guy is down to earth, oh, and a cardiac surgeon. He goes through the history of nutrition in America, showing how we ended up at our problems today. He also goes into science, showing the results of studies on health, such as one double-blind, clinical study that showed that saturated fat is better than polyunsaturated fat for weight loss, as well as sharing some of his experience as a doctor. Link

Illustrated History Of Heart Disease 1825-2015

Blunt facts that hit you over the head pretty hard. Short and easy-to-read, with pictures! Link

The Science of Fat-Loss: Why a Calorie Isn’t Always a Calorie

Take two groups of people. Feed each the same amount of calories a day. What happens? One group loses weight and starves, the other group remains perfectly healthy. Written by Dr. Michael Eades, on the blog post by Tim Ferriss. Read about it here.

Top Ten Myths About Nutrition and Diet in the Bible

The title pretty much says it all. With the rise of nutritional awareness, many people have produced nutritional guides based on biblical teachings. This article debunks some of the more untrue ones, diving in to Scripture and pulling out what it really says about animal fat, bread, vegetarianism, and more. Link


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