Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says ‘no’

( CNN) It is common knowledge been endorsed by health professionals, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated solids will start plaque designed to strengthen in the veins, which then hardens, and ultimately leads to coronary congestive heart failure. To impede congestive heart failure, the association and confederacy both recommend a diet low-grade in saturated solids, the animal-based solids found in beef, pork, chicken, butter and cheese, among other menus.

But in an editorial published Tuesday in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three cardiologists respond saturated solids do not choke veins and the “clogged pipe” model of congestive heart failure is “plain wrong.”

The scribes write that devouring saturated solids is not associated with either coronary congestive heart failure, ischemic stroking, type 2 diabetes, death from congestive heart failure or early death in healthy adults, referencing a meta-analysis, or review of previous subjects, to support their demands. Critics of the editorial noted that the meta-analysis is based on observational data and is not considered decisive by general scientific criteria.