Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Cancer is the Biggest Health Challenge in America

Cancer is the Biggest Health Challenge in America

Cancer is the Biggest Health Challenge in America Americans believe their greatest health care challenge is cancer, a new survey finds. Cancer is #1 on the list, followed by obesity, neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; diabetes and heart disease. Also, while Zika virus and Ebola garner the media’s attention, the […]