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The problem with low-fat

Mark Junkans

The National Institutes of Health jumped on the “ban fat” wagon. In 1984, the NIH announced that Americans must cut their fat intake. The food industry quickly produced a slew of “low-fat” products. But without the tasty fat, the food produced was bland, and high amounts of sugar became a common additive. Americans replaced fat with refined carbohydrates and sugar.

Information from The Paleo Diet (2002) by L. Cordain


on 2013-03-18 16:04 by Mark Junkans

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