Diet? As I have written this series of blogs, I have noted with interest the comments that people have come up with, and the discussions that have followed. It is interesting, though not unexpected, that almost everyone has focussed, almost entirely, on diet, and little else.
There are those who are utterly convinced that the cause of cardiovascular disease is a high-carbohydrate diet. There are others who argue that this is not the case. There are also many who promote various dietary supplements, and vitamins and suchlike.
Within the mainstream, the discussions also seem to focus almost entirely on diet (and the effect diet has on cholesterol levels in the blood). Over the years the “experts” have moved on from cholesterol in the diet to saturated fat, to saturated/polyunsaturated ratios, to Omega-6 to Omega-3, to even- or odd-chained saturated and polyunsaturated fats… and on and on and on.