So Doc, Are You Going to Stand Trial and Be Asset Stripped?

by Karl Denninger

Gee, you mean it wasn’t the saturated fats?

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.

And what has a relatively-recent view found?

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