We’ve put to bed the misguided notion that saturated fat is out to kill you, clog your arteries, make you fat, and disfigure your unborn children. We’ve scrutinized the widely-held assumption that processed seed oils rich in omega-6 linoleic acid are the healthiest fats available, made a strong case for a fat-based metabolism, and sung the praises of monounsaturated fat.
Saturated fat? Cholesterol? Sure, red meat has plenty of those, but it also contains a compound that toys with gut bacteria and can lead to clogged arteries. When it comes to explaining exactly why steaks and hamburgers and other re...
A new study investigating how increasing water intake can affect health finds that it reduces energy intake and lowers intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat.
A single junk food meal - composed mainly of saturated fat - is detrimental to the health of the arteries, while no damage occurs after consuming a Mediterranean meal rich in good fats such as mono-and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Saturated fat clogs arteries and causes heart disease, according to commonly held belief. But there's just one problem: no-one's ever proved it