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Dietary Villains in Cardiovascular Disease- Carbohydrate vs. Fat?

by Dr Curt Balch
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Dietary Villains in Cardiovascular Disease- Carbohydrate vs. Fat? A Tale of Scientific Integrity and Conflicting Research A recent special communication in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), entitled “Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents” (1), asserts that the sugar industry (now the Sugar Research Foundation, SRF) likely influenced research to stress the role of dietary fat, rather than sugar, on cardiovascular disease (CVD). For that report, Kearns et al.(1) obtained a myriad of SRF documents, from 1950 to the present, including annual reports, internal research, correspondences with academic researchers, and […]