The Inimitable Denise Minger on the “Cherry Picking” Ancel Keys

Keys lived his last years in Pioppi, Italy, not near the Tower of Pisa

Here’s her take on Ancel Keys, the father of cardiovascular epidemiology and the what we now consider the healthy Mediterranean diet.  She is funny. Warning: Her post is only for serious nutrition science geeks.

Too bad he’s not alive to defend himself.  He died young, almost reaching 101. Check out his New York Times obituary.

Steve Parker, M.D.

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