Time to reset What causes coronary artery disease Dr Aseem Malhotra.
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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 King’s Fund and a member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Choosing Wisely Steering Group

Here’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 -
• CVD mortality has come via reduction in smoking & trans fats with better acute AMI management.

• Statins have a number needed to treat of 1 in 83 for mortality in secondary prevention in men

• Stents save lives during heart attacks but not for 'stable' coronary disease

• PREDIMED and Lyon heart study

• Cholesterol is not the mechanism of action of how diet studies work

• Practical explanation-of frying vegetable oils and dangerous omega 6 (high omega 6 to omega 3 is bad)

• Butter and coconut oils have saturated fatty acids and are stable in cooking.

• Criticism from the Centre for evidence based medicine (Oxford).

Here is the editorial (Free) in BJSM:


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