In this video Jon Gaunt talks to Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra (MBChB, MRCP), about diet, the food industry and health.
Aseem takes no prisoners and is not afraid of controversy as continues his campaign to change the dietary guidelines and put patients before profit. This video will raise your blood pressure!
In October 2013 Dr. Aseem Malhotra wrote a British Medical Journal editorial in which he busted the myth that eating saturated fats causes heart disease. It became one of the most influential medical journal articles ever. The editorial made the front pages of three British newspapers, as well as receiving coverage on BBC News, CNN International, and Fox News.
Dr. Aseem Malhotra was the youngest doctor to be appointed to the board of trustees of UK Health think tank – The Kings Fund.
He is a Member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges choosing wisely steering group, the Greater London Authority Food Board, Cardiologist Advisor in the National Obesity Forum, and Science Director for Action on Sugar.