Latest Saturated fat Stories
A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels.
Saturated fats, already decried by health experts because past studies have linked them to cardiovascular and other diseases, could actually impair how well a person's brain functions.
It has been known for years that eating too many foods containing "bad" fats, such as saturated fats or trans fats, isn't healthy for your heart.
Chocolate has been a part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years! More than 10 pounds of chocolate is consumed annually by the typical American.
Better strategies to support healthy eating needed.
There appears to be more good news for chocolate lovers based on recent findings by researchers at San Diego State University. Mounting evidence suggests that chocolate is a great source of substances known to have many important health benefits.
This week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 in San Diego, experts are convening to discuss the latest science in a variety of health and disease-related areas, including nutrition.
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