MYTH: Saturated fats cause heart attacks.
TRUTH: If that were true, the population of rural North America would have died off generations ago.
The first documented heart attack was recorded in 1910. For over a century before that saturated fats were heavily consumed, especially in rural communities. Beef, pork, bacon, eggs, sausage, and lard were dietary staples – and no one died from heart attacks.
See also the chapter, “The Cholesterol Myth”, in NUTRITIONAL SOLUTIONS FOR 88 CONDITIONS (available at Amazon.com)