Diets and Dieting

Sorry, you butter, steak and fat lovers: It really IS about what you eat

Sorry, you butter, steak and fat lovers: It really IS about what you eat

To the editor: The oped by Nina Teicholz was misleading and full of contradictions, but what can one expect from the author of a book titled, "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet."

(Re: “Butter, steak and coconut oil won’t kill you,” Opinion, July 23)

She calls herself an “investigative journalist” and not a medical professional. Nevertheless, she refers to "a growing number of researchers, including myself."

She disagrees with the American Heart Assn.’s conclusions on...

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