3:45 PM

File this under "Why is this news?": New research shows that the Atkins diet causes heart disease and raises cholesterol. Did no one think this would be a possible problem in a diet that allows you to eat lard but not fruit? Seriously. [NYP]

12:45 PM

Poor American eaters! You know how transfat is, like, going to totally kill you or something and that's why it's been snatched from all of our food? Well, there's one small problem: An ideal replacement fat hasn't really been identified; most of the fats being used in replacement (palm kernel oil, palm oil, coconut