The nonprofit is defending its ‘heart healthy’ diet in a response post to The Daily Beast that purports to ‘set the record straight.’ So, we’ll take it from here.
Barbara Roberts has been involved in researching and treating cholesterol disorders since a stint at the National Institutes of Health in the nineteen-seventies. A board certified cardiologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, she is the author of How To Keep From Breaking Your Heart: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Cardiovascular Disease and The Truth About Statins: Risks and Alternatives to Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs.
Science shows the low-fat diet to be BS, and yet the American Heart Association keeps touting it as the ‘heart healthy’ choice. Why? The quick answer: money, honey.