We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
The town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, had very low levels of coronary artery disease. The population smoked, ate lots of fat, and mostly worked hard manual jobs. The experts went to study it, and came up with a cultural hypothesis to explain it all.
I'm reading quite a bit of subjective analysis in that paper, not real fact-finding. Hypothesizing about why people felt or acted a certain way based on verbal accounts, which today would be considered an unreliable means of accumulating data.
Feelings were imposed - people were 'happier' before they got wealthier and life was improved because there were 'more people' in their lives. (Honestly, there were many more people in my life long ago, but I don't remember being happier just because of that.)
It's a strange study. My guess? They were healthy because they worked hard, were happy, and that's pretty much all you need.
Fat (unheated and not the animal fat kind) has always been good for you. That means that the latest crop of "experts" have always been wrong. Dr. Budwig used flaxseed oil fat to cure cancer. I eat her muesli recipe almost every day. It cured my skin cancer and cured my father-in-law's leukemia. Oh ya, fat's good for you.