Nina Teicholz tells of her discovery of the systematic distortion of dietary advice by expert scientists, government and big business to the detriment of the health of Americans.
Nina Teicholz participates in the panel discussion on "Food politics and policy" at the Swiss Re Institute's "Food for thought: The science and politics of nutrition" conference on 14 - 15 June 2018 in Rüschlikon, Switzerland.
Nina Teicholz is a New York Times bestselling investigative science journalist who has played a pivotal role in challenging the conventional wisdom on dietary fat. Her groundbreaking work, 'The Big Fat Surprise', which The Economist named as the #1 science book of 2014, has led to a profound rethinking on whether we have been wrong to think that fat, including saturated fat, causes disease.
Author of a new health book believes the way people think about fat in food is totally wrong. Americans used to eat 3-to-4 times more red meat than they do today.
The new book that claims a high-fat diet can actually be good for you. The Big Fat Surprise is shaking up everything you’ve been told about eating healthy.
‘Big Fat Surprise’ author Nina Teicholz weighs in on Nestle’s decision to remove artificial flavors from its candies and healthy eating habits.
When you think of fat, you probably don’t think ‘healthy,’ but some said saturated fats are good for you in moderation. ‘Fat is not the villain that we thought it once was,’ said Terry Shanahan, who eats high saturated fat. — Scroll Down for Video: Doctor says saturated fat in moderation is OK Nina Teicholz, author of “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet.”
It’s the jolting headline that will make your taste buds jump for joy. Foods high in cholesterol may not be bad for your heart after all. After years of warning consumers to cut down on cholesterol, found in eggs, shellfish, butter and beef, the nutrition community has come full circle. Click the image at right to view the interview.
Fox and Friends, Fox News Insider: “Author: Americans Have Been Fed Misinformation About Fatty Foods”
If you’ve been steadfastly avoiding that big steak or bacon-and-egg breakfast, we have some good news to share with you. It comes from Nina Teicholz, author of the The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. Teicholz explained on Fox and Friends that since the 1950s, Americans have been told that saturated fat is bad and will contribute to heart disease.
"Government made a big mistake with the dietary guidelines," says Nina Teicholz, author of New York Times bestseller The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. "Given the track record that they have so far, you can really make a plausible argument that they've done more harm than good."
A recent study showed that there’s no good evidence that saturated fats found in foods like butter, cheese or red meat causes heart disease. So is it time to end that bacon strike?
In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong.