“Total and annual percent change in age-standardized death rates and years of potential life lost before age 75 years for all causes combined and for heart disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), stroke, unintentional injuries, and diabetes mellitus.”
Between 1969 and 2013, for
All causes of death there was a 42.9% reduction.
Stroke – 77.0% reduction
Heart disease – 67.5% reduction
Cancer – 17.9% reduction
Diabetes – 16.5% reduction
So despite all the fat-death screaming of society, at least here in America (you know, the land of fatties), there is a lot less death. Especially for deaths where fat is blamed such as stroke and heart disease.
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