I have been working an a presentation titled Fats, Triglycerides and Cholesterol that will try to answer the following questions:
If there are no changes to the covid guidelines it will be a live presentation in the Cultural Center Education Room scheduled for Monday, October 11, at 1:30 pm. Look for it in the Fall Renaissance which should be distributed in late August.
I have been reading a book titled How to Eat by Mark Bittman and David L. Katz, M.D. The book's subtitle is All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered. It is written in a question and answer format, covers various diets and dietary patterns and gets into the role that foods, food ingredients and macronutrients play in promoting health.
Their main conclusion is that what is important in a healthy eating pattern is:
They claim that if you get that right, "tinkering at the margins - eating more vegetables and fewer whole grains or vice versa; not eating wheat, or soy, or dairy, or whatever - isn't that important."
Although I do not personally believe in some of what the authors say about the consumption of some meat and oil, I till ighly recommend this book, especially if you are confused about all of the conflicting dietary advice you see in the news or on social media.
In his video titled Dairy Free vs Lactose Free - What's The Difference, Michael Klaper, M.D. summarizes many of the reasons why consuming dairy products is not very healthy.