Posts tagged "saturated fat"
Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for the Oscars. Plenty of studies showed our erratic sleep patterns make our waists bigger. Almost every health magazine welcomed back fats to our plates while vitamin D seems to aid...
Are fats no longer a heart health hazard?

Are fats no longer a heart health hazard?

If there’s something Americans understood, it is the message to avoid saturated fat if you want to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, nowadays there is more literature saying we were wrong. Were we? The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition wrote: “During 5–23 y of follow-up of 347,747 subjects, 11,006 developed CHD or stroke. Intake of...