It is amazing that Dr. Kummerow is still living. He is now 100 years old. He is doing something right. He finally gets vindicated after his research was ignored by the FDA for decades. The FDA finally admitted a couple of weeks ago that trans-fats promote heart disease and that 20,000 lives could be saved each year if this toxin was removed from the food supply and made an announcement that trans-fats (hydrogenated oils) are being removed from the GRAS (Generally Recommended As Safe) list. The FDA really should be held accountable for all these deaths over the years. The scientific evidence was right there with Dr. Kummerow’s work and they completely ignored it. –MrT.
Dr. Mercola interviews Dr. Kummerow on FDA’s announcement to end trans-fats (Retitle)
For the past six decades, saturated fat and cholesterol have been wrongfully vilified as the culprits of heart disease. Research shows it’s actually refined carbs, sugar, and trans-fats found in processed foods that are the real enemy.
The first scientist to publish evidence linking trans-fats to heart disease while exonerating saturated fats was Dr. Fred Kummerow,1 author of Cholesterol Is Not the Culprit. That first article was published in 1957.
Now 100 years old, Dr. Kummerow has spent eight decades immersed in the science of lipids, cholesterol, and heart disease, and his lifetime’s work reveals that trans-fat and oxidized cholesterol promote heart disease, not saturated fat, which actually has a beneficial health impact.
Full article and Interview:
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/07/01/cspi-trans-fats-gmo.aspx – Vid (18:17)