Nina Teicholz is the Executive Director of The Nutrition Coalition (a group devoted to evidence-based nutrition policy), an investigative science journalist and author. Her international bestseller, The Big Fat Surprise has upended the conventional wisdom on dietary fat–especially saturated fat–and challenged the very core of our nutrition policy
9:03 Start of Podcast
9:33 Saturated fat vs. polyunsaturated fat. (introduction)
11:33 The unhealth of the United States.
16:33 USDA nutritional guidelines.
25:24 Reassessment of saturated fats and health.
29:13 The history of the demonization of saturated fat.
38:48 When did vegetable oil become a part of our diet?
44:03 Saturated Vs. unsaturated fat.
49:43 Percentages of polyunsaturated fat in our diet
51:03 Data on food choices
54:03 Studies on saturated fat and heart disease.
1:00:41 Minnesota coronary survey.
1:10:23 LDL hypothesis
1:15:38 MRFIT trial.
1:18:43 Sydney Heart Study and other studies.
1:22:13 Why Nina started the Nutrition Coalition.
1:25:03 Studies on saturated fat and heart disease (continued).
1:32:03 Is saturated fat required in the human diet ?
1:40:11 The Most radical thing Nina has done recently.
1:40:53 Where to find Nina’s work.
1:43:17 Summary of importance of saturated fats.1:52:18 Why does a low carb diet work?