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mardi 17 octobre 2017

Uncertainty about the cause but certainty about the facts: Dans and CVD deaths

Dans showed a drastic reduction of CVD deaths since 1980.
And we don't know why.

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in response to amadaun23:
Just wanted to run this theory past you. Could excessive dietary iron be the culprit? Not just from red meat, but a dietary overload of iron in general? Looking at the problem from a NZ perspective, you pointed out that Kiwis consume more iron and protein from grains than from all animal foods combined – … Continue reading Red Meat Will Kill You – and make it look like an accident.
Here’s the reference for Denmark stopping iron fortification from 1987 (in 2004 became total ban on such products, but border is leaky)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091743599904991
and here: “The number of Danes who died from cardiovascular disease has fallen by 70% between 1985 and 2009. No EU member state has a recorded a greater decline in mortality. A ban on trans fat acids in 2003 could be the cause.”
Could be. But 2003 is coming a little late to this party – 1987 is much closer.
Denmark also had a soda tax until recently, when they screwed it up with their stupid fat tax which then caused disgruntled voters to rebel against all their food taxes, good and bad alike.
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