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Could put up something about Resveratrol, without putting up something on the paradox!— Unsigned, by: Subsound / talk / contribs

Lead in[edit]

The lead-in paragraph is a mess. I honestly have no idea what either sentence is trying to say. ThunderkatzHo! 06:33, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

Better now?--ZooGuard (talk) 09:00, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

Bloody hell[edit]

The radio station I listen to most of the day has 3-4 extended paid "interviews" for a product called ResVPlus. They are always going on about the French Paradox and it drives me mental. I always figured however that maybe there was something to what they were saying. Now it turns out that its bullshit I am heartbroken. Carry on. --DamoHi 08:17, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

Causal link dispelled[edit]

The statement "The causal link to just saturated fat consumption and heart disease was later dispelled" needs to be removed. Saturated fat was never considered the ONLY causal link. Saturated fat consumption and high serum concentrations of LDL cholesterol have been causality linked to heart disease in multiple lines of evidence. If the link has been "dispelled" then someone should tell major national health institutions like the American Heart Association and the British Heart Foundation. Only one paper is cited here, which is a systemic review, however other reviews and meta-analyses have found the opposite. Also worthy of note on the citation is the lead author, A. Mente, who is a low carb diet advocate that speaks at low carb conferences and appears on popular low carb sites. He seems to have strong bias in favor fat. Swampf0etus (talk) 14:04, 6 December 2018 (UTC)

I've now removed the statement. — Unsigned, by: Swampf0etus / talk / contribs
Nice catch, we also now have an article on saturated fat and cardiovascular disease. John66 (talk) 18:38, 19 June 2019 (UTC)