Professor Kummerow is a lipid biochemist and professor at the University of Illinois. He has spent 60 years studying lipid biochemistry and challenging common views of the dietary factors that contribute to heart disease and cardiac death. His research findings indicate that fried foods, powdered egg yolks, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, excessive vegetable oils and cigarette smoke are the greatest causes of heart disease. With emphasis on partially hydrogenated vegetable oils and excessive vegetable oils.