Clearly one of the biggest push-backs to eating more fat is that somehow it's going to cause a stroke or heart attack. This was actually recently looked at in the New England Journal of Medicine where they compared the standard low-fat diet to a diet that has a lot of extra added fat. It is incredible that this study was halted mid-way through because there was such a dramatic disparity. Those people eating the most fat had an incredibly improved outcome in terms of their risk for heart attack, stroke, or death.


David Perlmutter, author of the "Grain Brain"