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Dairy Facts 2016

Think Saturated Fat Contributes to Heart Disease? Think Again.

Oct 01, 2010

For the past three decades, saturated fat has been considered a major culprit of cardiovascular disease and, as a result, dietary advice persists in recommending reduced consumption. However, new evidence shows that saturated fat intake has a limited impact on cardiovascular disease risk - causing many to rethink the "saturated fat is bad" paradigm.

A series of research articles published in the October issue of "Lipids," a scientific journal, provides an encouraging snapshot of recent advances in saturated fat and health research. Read more here.


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