One of the best kept secrets is that we don’t have to have heart attacks. The biggest killer of Americans is completely preventable. But we’re not going to end this epidemic with drugs, stents and bypass operations because they don’t address the cause. It’s going to take strong dietary measures.
Government guidelines stress reducing saturated fat (fatty meats and whole milk products) and increasing vegetable and fruit intake, mainly for their ﬁber and antioxidant content. Fiber promotes...