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The Big Fat Debate – Should We or Should We Not Be Eating It?

You’ve probably seen a few headlines in the news recently about saturated fat. It seems that now research studies are finding out that it’s not so bad for us after all… Or is it? Let’s get the facts straight.

The most recent research in question was big, and it was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, in March 2014. European researchers examined and compiled the results of 72 previous studies on saturated fat and heart health, and they found no link between saturated fat and heart disease. They also found no significant evidence that omega-3 and moega-6 polyunsaturated fats protect the heart.

Of course ice cream and butter eaters everywhere rejoiced with a loud “told you so!” – while those of us who are more cautious were left scratching our heads and wondering if we have a green light to fry up some bacon, and does it really matter what we eat any more? Continue Reading..

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