Lean and lovin' it: Everyone loses (weight, that is!) when fats go back into their diet
Aug 12, 2014 11:30 AM
Don Mauer hasn't stopped thinking about "The Big Fat Surprise" and the conclusions author Nina Teicholz drew: that low-fat diets triggered Americans' hefty weight gain over the last 20 years; saturated fat consumption does not cause heart disease; and that reducing cholesterol levels has a minimal effect on heart disease and lower cholesterol levels could raise risk factors for other diseases. In the past two months, he's taken her advice to heart and has seen the scale trend downward.