Butter vs. Margarine: The Showdown | Food Renegade

Entertaining read, with good info, charts and everything!

… Butter from grass-fed cows is arguably one of the best kinds of fats we can eat, but when you tell most people this they roll their eyes. Where’s the science to back that claim up? They ask. Everyone knows butter is bad, bad, bad for you. Don’t they? Ah. Well now you can point them to a recent study which broke down the results of the 20 year Framingham Heart study, specifically comparing butter consumption to margarine consumption. Guess which tasty, spreadable fat wins?

Source: Butter vs. Margarine: The Showdown | Food Renegade

Statins Are the Greatest Medical Fraud of All Time: Study Reports – Gaia Health

Convinced yet?  Here’s another article on the cholesterol / statins fraud.

A new study clarifies that statins are the greatest medical fraud of all time. The claims made for them are false. The amount of harm they do is staggering, resulting in millions of lives devastated and ended. The worst part of all, though, is that it was entirely predictable—but studies were designed to hide the …

Source: Statins Are the Greatest Medical Fraud of All Time: Study Reports – Gaia Health

Statin drugs: A trillion dollar fraud – Personal Liberty®

As we’ve been watching this flurry of articles and comments on the statin drug issue, it becomes clear that most people don’t understand the hugely negative influence industry has had on the prescription and sale of these drugs. Unsuspecting and uneducated, we have tended to blindly trust doctors who prescribe these drugs. It’s time to stop and educate ourselves.

Firstly we need to understand what cholesterol is and what its function is in the body. Cholesterol actually plays a critical role in body chemistry. As this article on the Personal Liberty website states

To suppress cholesterol levels with cholesterol drugs is to create degenerative disease.

Total sales of statin drugs is on a pace to reach $1 trillion by 2020, according to Dr. John Ioannidis, in an editorial he wrote for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JANA). This makes statins big business. But it’s business built on fraud and deceit.

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