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26/01/2004 American physiologist Ancel Keys dies

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Ancel Keys: A brief profile

He studied the influence of diet on health and formulated a hypothesis that dietary saturated fat causes cardiovascular heart disease and should be avoided. Keys was responsible for two famous diets: meals for combat soldiers in World War II, called K-rations, and the Mediterranean diet. He was also interested in starvation.
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