A recent article in the British Medical Journal puts to rest a decades-old myth: Saturated fat is NOT bad for the heart. This is news I’ve long suspected! And we now have science to prove it. Fat is not the enemy when it comes to cardiovascular disease, weight gain, brain health, and so many other issues. It turns out that sugar—in all its many guises—is the real culprit for making you fat.
This month I’m beyond thrilled to introduce you to the work of my colleague David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D. of the world-famous Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ludwig, a man who is clearly ahead of his time, has recently published a comprehensive, sensitive, and meticulously researched book called Ending the Food Fight: Guide Your Child to a Healthy Weight in a Fast Food/Fake Food World.
As you strive to maintain a healthy diet, there are many other factors at work. The following are the elements of maintaining total nutrition that can also influence your goal to create optimum health.