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Saturated Fats as a Health Food?

  1. In Woody Allen's 1973 movie, Sleeper, the protagonist woke up after being frozen for 200 years, to find that saturated fats were health foods. At the time the movie was made, that had already been established (e.g., Hartroft and Porta, 1968 edition of Present Knowledge in Nutrition, who showed that adequate saturated fat in the diet helped to protect against the formation of lipofuscin).
    Ray Peat

  2. makes you wonder how they possibly have gotten this all wrong. saturated fats bad, sun is bad for you, etc etc etc. :|