Skip to content

Fighting Fat

Thirty-five years after the first dietary guidelines, how much do we really know about the science behind a healthy diet?

See related clips ↓

Fighting Fat

Thirty-five years after the first dietary guidelines, how much do we really know about the science behind a healthy diet?

In the 1960s and 1970s, doctors pointed to two likely culprits for the country’s heart disease epidemic: dietary fat and cholesterol. Much of the country tried to avoid fat at all costs. But did the low-fat recommendation help or hurt? And why is nutrition still so controversial?

More on the Story:

Burying the Snackwell Myth

Original Release January 3rd, 2016

See related clips ↓
The Boy in the Bubble Runaway Plane