This study 40 years ago could have reshaped the American diet. But it was never fully published.

A fuller accounting of the results of a massive government-funded experiment on fatty foods challenges the conventional advice about what is healthy, and what is not.

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Jay Lynch adds: This interests me because it’s a lot like the movie Back to the Future, what would we have done differently had we known? If the results of this extensive study had been published would we have taken the advice?

If one of the dynamics that led to not releasing the information in the first place was that it went against popular beliefs, could society have been educated and persuaded enough to change? I would like to think so, but I doubt it.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

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