Low fat dietsBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7289.804/a (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:804
- Rhona MacDonald (email@example.com)
So, it's official: low fat diets don't do much to improve cardiovascular morbidity and mortality (p 757). This conclusion is both surprising and counterintuitive and no doubt will send health promoters into a spin.
In general we in the West are obsessed with fat and with low fat diets. But in true form we still want to have our cake and eat it—so …