Eating fat is good for you: Doctors change their minds after 40 years

A DIET packed with fat is the healthy way to prevent heart disease, a leading British expert has claimed. Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra says the obsession with a low-fat diet has “paradoxically increased” the risk of heart disease.

Other experts have added their voices to his controversial call to end 40 years of advice to cut saturated fat – which has been described as “the greatest medical error of our time”.