Don’t Let the USDA Mislead You

Close up of whole grain bread. . .

In the 1970s, the USDA came out with “low fat, whole grains” nutritional guidelines that were largely unfounded by science, and based on an untested theory that saturated fats cause heart attacks. Americans acted on these USDA guidelines, embracing a diet of whole grains and consuming less red meat, lard and animal fat. Here were the results:

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