EXCESS FAT AS A FACTOR IN TISSUE ANOXIA
The problems of fat intake are not limited to saturated fats all fats are implicated. Their sources include butter-fat, vegetable fats, eggs, and animal tissues. Excess fats, regardless of source, are potentially damaging to the system.
The damage follows three basic modes : 1) production of tissue anoxia; 2) interference with carbohydrate metabolism; and 3) elevation of cholesterol and uric acid levels. These disturbances in body metabolism contribute to the etiology of many degenerative diseases which plague modern man.
‘Erythrocyte aggregation lowers oxygen levels in blood and tissues