Saturated fat is not the major issue !
Heart Disease, Obesity and Saturated Fats
A doença arterial coronária (DAC) é uma das principais causas de mortalidade. As manifestações mais comuns em este quadro clinico são isquemia silenciosa ou cardiopatia isquêmica.
It is commonly accepted in allopatic medicine that foods containing saturated fats raise the level of cholesterol in your blood and increment risks of stroke, heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends limiting saturated fats – which are found in butter, cheese, red meat and other animal-based foods. Decades of sound science has proven it can raise your “bad” cholesterol and put you at higher risk for heart disease.
Recently information was published in the British Jouranl of Sports Medicine, suggesting that saturated fats do not clog arteries. They challenge other scientists saying that the concept of the çlogged pipe’is in fact wrong and artherosclerosis is not necessarily caused by saturated fats.
On a biological level different saturated fatty acids have varying effects on LDL cholesterol , at the same time they also raise HDL cholesterol – – – provoking a ṕush-me – pull you opposition . It was concluded that more data is needed before rejecting the saturated fat hypothesis.
The underlying belief of most medical researchers and clinicians in the field is that the Mediterranean diet (Doutor Cs Nico, 2018 launch of new book on this diet for women) is most suited to prevent myocardial infartion and all cause mortality.
Including 4 four tablespoons of extra virgen olive oil or a handful of nuts each day, reduces potential cardiovascular events by 30 %.
My collagues at the University of Zulia (Medicine) Drs F. Bermudez and Dr Climaco Cano proved this in an exhaustive scientifc study with 11 400 patients in Venezuela in the years 2000 – 2003.
-A large-scale, US study involving magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has demonstrated a link between a build up of fat and cholesterol in the arteries, atherosclerosis and cognitive impairment through deterioration of brain health.