The British Journal of Sports Medicine published an opinion editorial advocating a revision of public health guidance on saturated fat.1 Here, we offer a rebuttal, incorporating evidence-based principles absent in the original editorial, focusing on the quality of the evidence presented and we discuss contradictory evidence in relation to saturated fat, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), specific dietary interventions and cardiovascular disease (CVD) alongside future directions.
|Journal||British journal of sports medicine|
|Early online date||31 Aug 2018|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 31 Aug 2018|
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Nunan, D., Mellor, D., Guess, N., & Lahart, IM. (2018). Editorial: Implausible discussions in saturated fat 'research'; definitive solutions won't come from another million editorials (or a million views of one). British journal of sports medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2018-099799