The evidence base for fat guidelines: a balanced diet
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    Cardiovascular disease 1 - 0 Diabesity

    The current dietary guidelines are strongly associated (at least temporally) with an exponential growth in obesity and Type 2 diabetes. These unintended consequences may have arisen due to increased consumption of carbohydrate in order to reduce fat in the diet.

    If the guidelines cannot rely on a solid basis of science then they should be withdrawn and re-written. There is a precedent - we no longer have limits...

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