Britain's leading anti-sugar campaigner and one of the most prolific doctors in the world influencing obesity thinking and highlighting the harms of too much medicine.
In addition to being a Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Malhotra is a member of the board of trustees of UK health think tank, The Kingâ€™s Fund and a member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Choosing Wisely Steering Group
Hereâ€™s the link to his website: http://doctoraseem.com/biography/
Topics covered include:
No association of saturated fats and heart disease in primary or secondary prevention studies.
Focus on sugar -
â€¢ CVD mortality has come via reduction in smoking & trans fats with better acute AMI management.
â€¢ Statins have a number needed to treat of 1 in 83 for mortality in secondary prevention in men
â€¢ Stents save lives during heart attacks but not for 'stable' coronary disease
â€¢ PREDIMED and Lyon heart study
â€¢ Cholesterol is not the mechanism of action of how diet studies work
â€¢ Practical explanation-of frying vegetable oils and dangerous omega 6 (high omega 6 to omega 3 is bad)
â€¢ Butter and coconut oils have saturated fatty acids and are stable in cooking.
â€¢ Criticism from the Centre for evidence based medicine (Oxford).
Here is the editorial (Free) in BJSM:
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