dairy http://wamc.org en "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat And Cheese Belong In A Healthy Diet" By Nina Teicholz http://wamc.org/post/big-fat-surprise-why-butter-meat-and-cheese-belong-healthy-diet-nina-teicholz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In <em>The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet</em>, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong. She documents how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past sixty years has amounted to a vast uncontrolled experiment on the entire population, with disastrous consequences for our health.</p><p>For decades, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat, and that if we are not getting healthier or thinner it must be because we are not trying hard enough. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if the very foods we’ve been denying ourselves—the creamy cheeses, the sizzling steaks—are themselves the key to reversing the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease?</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94295 at http://wamc.org "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat And Cheese Belong In A Healthy Diet" By Nina Teicholz Gillibrand Introduces Dairy Measures http://wamc.org/post/gillibrand-introduces-dairy-measures <p></p><p></p><p>In the next few weeks, the U.S. Senate will once again consider the Farm Bill. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is presenting measures she claims will help stabilize the state’s dairy industry.&nbsp; Tue, 02 Apr 2013 22:00:20 +0000 Pat Bradley 61296 at http://wamc.org Gillibrand Introduces Dairy Measures Farm Provisions Passed in Fiscal Cliff Bill http://wamc.org/post/farm-provisions-passed-fiscal-cliff-bill <p></p><p>The 2012 Farm Bill failed to come to a floor vote in the U.S. House before the end of year, but some key provisions were passed as part of the fiscal bill that the House passed late on New Year’s Day. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54943 at http://wamc.org Farm Provisions Passed in Fiscal Cliff Bill