What a great opportunity for the food industry to come out with new product
categories, such as fat-free, low-fat, and reduced-fat foods.
What is surprising is that the connection between fat, even saturated fat,
and heart disease has never actually been proven. There
is proof out there that replacing carbohydrates with fat, any type of fat, including saturated,
actually lowers your risk for cardiovascular disease.
Even the highly conservative American Heart Association no longer suggests an upper limit for total fat intake, only for that of
Why has the field of medicine failed to recognize this function of the tonsils?.
Modern medicine has gained its power with the development of antibiotics.
Bacterial diseases can kill, and antibiotics have saved lives.
The prejudice against bacteria has permeated the medical and popular
culture, resulting in antiseptic hand washes, mouthwashes, and an over sanitized world.
You can't expect an industry that discovered antibiotics to easily embrace bacteria as important
to health. As a result, the tonsils are seen as a "first line of defense" against
invading germs and nothing more.