by Karl Denninger
Together with other recent analyses of sugar industry documents, our findings suggest the industry sponsored a research program in the 1960s and 1970s that successfully cast doubt about the hazards of sucrose while promoting fat as the dietary culprit in CHD.
A “culprit” that now is known not to be associated with coronary heart disease.
Let’s review — association can not prove causation. Lack of association, however, is a near-perfect disqualifying data point for causation.