Are there bad foods or just bad diets?

Author: 
Harris, MF, Laws, RA
Publication type: 
Journal article
Year: 
2016

BMJ, 353, i2442. doi:10.1136/bmj.i2442

Dietary patterns matter more than isolated food items, and that’s what we should be studying. We seem to be constantly assailed by media reports of studies and (sometimes conflicting) recommendations about the risk posed by specific dietary foods. This is a major challenge for clinicians, not only in responding to patients’ questions but also in giving advice about what diet to follow to lower the risk of disease

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