Is Saturated Fat Bad For You?

Since the days when our ancestors were living in caves, gathering food and hunting wild animals, saturated fats have played a part in our diet.

In the latter half of the last century, saturated fats were reviled as one of the worst things in the world. They were thought to cause high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, and heart disease, as well as being a contributory factor to diabetes.

Recently, the tables have turned yet again. New research has revealed many surprising health benefits.

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08/22/2018
Since the days when our ancestors were living in caves, gathering food and hunting wild animals, saturated fats have played a part in our diet. In the latter half of the last century, saturated... read more
Two waffles on white plate with butter and syrup.
08/22/2018
Since the days when our ancestors were living in caves, gathering food and hunting wild animals, saturated fats have played a part in our diet. In the latter half of the last century, saturated... read more