Saturated Fat is Bad for Your Heart…

10 May

despite recent suggestions that it is not, warns Qi Sun, MD, ScD.

Recent finding: Eating large amounts of these fatty acids–found in butter, lard, palm oil dairy and red meat–raises heart disease risk. Total saturated fat should be no more than 10% pf a person’s diet

Build your overall diet around fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, low-fat dairy and unsaturated fats such as olive oil.

Source: Bottom Line Personal April 15, 2017 Qi Sun, MD, ScD, is assistant professor, department of nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, and leader of a study published in BMJ.



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