Fat, fat, fat

Monounsaturated fats, which protect against disease, are found along with saturated fat in natural foods such as red meat, whole milk products, nuts and high fat fruits such as olives and avocados. Olive oil is about 75% monounsaturated fat. Beef fat is about 50% monounsaturated fat and pork lard and bacon is about 40% monounsaturated fat. The best scientific evidence […]

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Saturated fats don’t cause heart disease after all

Oops!  Turns out saturated fats don’t cause heart disease after all . . . How many times have you heard “saturated fat causes heart disease”?  This weakly supported medical dogma has been repeated incessantly over the last 20 years,  to the likely detriment of  our health.  How could this be? More about that in a minute. In the meantime, a recent well-designed study […]

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