All posts by David Andersen

If Low-Fat Foods are Bad, What Should We Eat?

This is the second of a two-part blog post written by my husband, Dave. In last week's post I described how some pretty shaky science known as "the lipid hypothesis" came to be widely accepted as fact, and how this, combined with political and financial pressure from the food industry, led to our becoming a nation obsessed with low-fat foods.  After decades of our eating this way (and actually getting both fatter and sicker) it is now clear that the lipid hypothesis is bogus.  But that begs Continue reading >>