Saturated Fatty Acids

Saturated fat isn’t as straightforwardly villainous as was once thought - Angela Dowden

Saturated Fatty Acids
Saturated Fatty Acids

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How Much Saturated Fat Should Be in My Diet?

Before the days when the American snack industry became fixated on “gluten-free” and “non-GMO” labels, there was an equal, if not more rabid, desire to eliminate fat from food. The “Snackwell phenomenon,” it was called—this obsession with low-calorie and low-fat processed food. And Americans were lost in the (0% fat) sauce, consuming these cookies and chips by the boxful because they’d bought into the hype. Experts now say that nutrition advice from those decades was neither accurate nor reliable. Here’s why fat—including the heavily demonized saturated fat—is actually not the devil.

What you’ve heard:

If you were alive in the 1990s, you probably think…

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