Did Ancel Keys Help Make Us Fat? by Dana Carpender

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Right now, half of you are saying, “Well, of course, duh.” My guess is you know the rest of what I’m going to say, so you could go look at LOLCats instead. (Oh, hai!) The rest of you are saying “Ancel Keys? Who the heck is Ancel Keys?” You’re the ones who need to read on, because Ancel Keys has profoundly influenced your life, and the lives of everyone you love – or hate, or are indifferent to – and not for the better. Ancel Keys was the teller of one of the most damaging lies in the history of human kind. Ancel Keys is the man who convinced the world that saturated fat is dangerous.