People reading what I post will acknowledge that my views very much go against the current dietary advice, indeed it is polar opposite.
I am old enough to remember my generation, and earlier, who were neither obese nor diabetic. The desperate and confused and will grasp at any wacky pill or herb straw and will get no answers from the establishment as to the real reasons.
However, I operate on the KISS principle (keep it simple stupid) and just remember what life was like until governments and vested interests (farming, pharma and food) got in on the act. My mantra was and is - firstly follow the dollar and realise that the powers that be to whom you are in thrall, are NOT acting in your, or society's best interests, they are acting to stay in power and or keep their shareholders happy: