The pattern of provocations, proclamations and click bait innuendo related to saturated fat is fairly clear to anyone who reads past the headlines. It’s entirely clear to anyone who actually reads the studies that are blithely cited, and routinely misrepresented, in a show of pseudo-erudition. Just about every missive inviting you to eat more bacon-cheeseburgers and pepperoni pizza or douse yourself with butter is a bait and switch, and those that are otherwise are simply wrong.
What do I mean? Here’s a short list of the bait that draws you in, and the inevitably divergent truth reserved for the fine print.