Is Back” and “Study Questions Saturated
Fat and Heart Disease Link” were among the many
eye-grabbing headlines published across mainstream
media following a March 2014 controversial report
by Chowdhury, et al. This report questioned the conventional
wisdom that saturated fats adversely affect heart
health. The summer 2015 In Focus examines the science
behind this new research and draws our readers’
attention to the crucial issues.
The newsletter also describes a new democracy program
at Freedom House and an award at the American Foreign
Service Association --- both launched to further honor
Ambassador Mark Palmer, CECHE’s vice chairman,
who passed away in January, 2013.