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That was really cute. So poor Ralph was weak and sickly and stayed in bed on Saturday instead of going skating with his friends because he ate candy instead of real food. Seems pretty reasonable. Sounds like a lot of people these days.
Female, 5'3", 50, Max squat: 202.5lbs. Max deadlift: 225 x 3.
Not so. Obesity is caused by excessive caloric intake - of any proportion - and probably more so by sugars than fats according to current thinking.
Obesity is the number one risk factor for CVD regardless of diet.
Even the American Heart Association has recently indicated that studies comparing the results of the Atkins diet to other diets have proven that HOW you keep your weight under control has no effect on CVD. Plenty of people keep their body composition appropriately managed on diets high in animal products.