Ignore the hype: Saturated fats are still dangerous

16 Feb

It is true that dietary advice to avoid saturated fats led many people to adopt unhealthy high sugar diets. However, we should not now assume that saturated fats are good for you. Here is a good summary in The Guardian:

“There is certainly a strong argument that an overreliance in public health on saturated fat as the main dietary villain for cardiovascular disease has distracted from the risks posed by other nutrients, such as carbohydrates. Yet replacing one caricature with another does not feel like a solution.”

 

 

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