365 Ways #265–What BUGS me about the Lipid Hyp(othesis)

#265--In 1954, David Kritchevsky published a paper detailing the findings of an experiment he did which involved putting rabbits on high-cholesterol and high-saturated fat diets. The rabbits in the study developed plaques in their arteries, eventually resulting in heart disease and adding more "evidence" to the so-called lipid hypothesis. But no one ever brought up the fact that rabbits really aren't big meat eaters. Most of the ones I've ever seen are strict vegetarians. Like putting Diesel in an unleaded engine, I have to believe that feeding rabbits food better suited for carnivores is just plain Looney Tunes!

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