Exclusive: Anthony Colpo Challenges Saturated Fat Study

Filed under: In The News — @ August 12, 2006

Following the release of an erroneous study about saturated fat earlier this week, the author of the landmark health book “The Great Cholesterol Con” Anthony Colpo felt compelled to respond to this Australian study in an exclusive article today.

Here’s a sampling from Colpo’s column entitled “One High-Saturated Fat Meal Harms Your Arteries? Rubbish!”:

To listen to the mainstream media reports, one gets the impression that the subjects’ arteries were struggling to cope with blood flow after eating the saturate-enriched meal. A look at the data helps put the results into better perspective.

Both meals caused decreases in arterial flow mediated dilation by a “whopping”


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