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Far More Complex Than Fat: What Is Causing Heart Disease?

• Zero Hedge

Authored by Vance Voetberg via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

For over half a century, Americans have been taught a simple explanation for the nation's No. 1 killer: that saturated fat clogs our arteries, leading to heart failure.

This diet-heart hypothesis, first put forth in the 1960s by physiologist Ancel Keys, remains firmly lodged in popular consciousness. But unbeknownst to most, modern medical research now understands heart disease to be far more complex than a matter of meat and butter consumption alone.