Carbs Made Egyptians Fat? What I’ve Learned Debunked

July 30, 2020

After pointing to a few overweight ancient Egyptians What I’ve Learned paints their entire civilization as obese and disease ridden due to carbs. This is my response debunking his claims about King Tut, carbs, and saturated fat.
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Mummies Atherosclerosis Lancet:
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(10)60294-2/fulltext 

Gout Disease of Kings:
https://www.forbes.com/2003/04/01/cx_cd_0401feat.html#66fd9d9ad18c

Isotope Study 1 (29 +/- 19%):
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440314000843?via%3Dihub 

Isotope Study 2 (Differences Across Classes):
https://etd.ohiolink.edu/!etd.send_file?accession=osu1330969837&disposition=attachment

Isotope Study 3 (Not in video, just informative):
https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/30853.pdf

Lancet Paper on Saturated Fat and Atherosclerosis in Egypt:
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(10)60294-2/fulltext  

Heagerty Credentials:
https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/tony.heagerty.html

Meat Mummies:
https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/11/18/246002182/meat-mummies-how-ancient-egyptians-prepared-feasts-for-afterlife#:~:text=A%20meat%20mummy%20is%20a,more%20than%20oats%20and%20tubers.

Egg Yolk Consumption and Carotid Plaque:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22882905/

Whole Grains and Mortality:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4910651

Whole Grains and Artery Stiffness:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29129234/

Whole Grains Crossover Trial:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29097438/ 

Vegan Diabetes Risk:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24871675/

Low Carb Mortality Meta Analysis 1:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23372809

Low Carb Mortality Meta Analysis 2:
https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/journal-scans/2019/09/16/15/00/lower-carbohydrate-diets-and-all-cause 

395 Meta Analysis Saturated Fat:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9006469

LDL causal to atherosclerosis – European 2016:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4986030/

Genetically Low LDL and Lower CVD Mortality:
https://www.onlinejacc.org/content/73/24/3102

General Egypt Diet Info:
https://www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-egypt/history-extra-explains-what-did-people-eat-in-ancient-egypt/#:~:text=Most%20years%20saw%20a%20magnificent,grapes%2C%20figs%20and%20dates).

Intro/Outro Song: Sedução Momentânea by Roulet:
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Roulet/Beats_dAmor/Roulet_-_Beats_dAmor_-_07_Seduo_Momentnea

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