Medicine: Fats & Heart Disease

"No prudent person who has had, or wishes to avoid, coronary heart disease should eat a high-fat diet of the type consumed by most Americans." So said Manhattan's famed Nutritionist Norman Jolliffe before New York's Orange County Heart Association this week. "This applies to all races and occupations, to the physically active and to the sedentary ... to the chain-smoking, tense, ambitious executive and to ... the satisfied, relaxed barkeeper."

A mere five years ago, Dr. Jolliffe pointed out, medical scientists were still asking whether fats in the diet had anything to do with...

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