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The Fat Fallacy - The Truth About Cholesterol


Sun 14 Apr 2019, 11:30am–1:30pm

Where: Ponsonby Community Centre, 20 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: corinstorkey

Remember the war on saturated fat and butter back in the 1980s-90s? Being told that cholesterol is killing us and why we should eat low fat alternatives? Even eggs were considered bad for our health.

Learn how this happened, the role of big pharma and food companies and why it's ok to eat butter again. Who was right and who was wrong and what are the most important things you need to know for your own health.

Dr Corin Storkey is a medical researcher who specialises in chronic inflammatory conditions including cardiology and metabolic syndrome. He holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne and has substantial postdoctoral experience at the Heart Research Institute (Sydney). Having spent time as a medical consultant in the pharmaceutical industry he recently quit his role to start his own natural health company.

He will be presenting his research findings into the development of heart disease and the ways in which pharmaceutical companies and the food industry manipulate data to market their specific interests. He will be sharing information about the realities of cardiovascular disease and the need for an integrative and holistic approach to management.

Topics discussed and key learning objectives:
- what is metabolic syndrome
- correlations between risk factors
- the truth about risk factors
- how did the the war on fat begin
- Stress and inflammation - how it works
- Pharmaceutical marketing - an insiders guide,
- Food industry manipulation & exploitation
- why you must know your food
- reading food labels and understanding healthy eating
- 10 steps to better health - natural ways you can improve your health

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