Controversial cardiologist crowdsources film

Dr Aseem Malhotra, the UK cardiologist who caused a stir in 2013 with his BMJ article on saturated fat, is raising money by crowdsourcing to make a documentary on the Mediterranean diet.

Called ‘The Pioppi Protocol’, the film will be based on the 190 inhabitants of the Italian hamlet of Pioppi, where the famous diet scientist Ancel Keys lived for many years, an