Saturated fat may not be as bad for us after all
Researchers analysed previously unpublished data from two landmark trials and found that, although serum cholesterol was reduced, this did not translate to improved survival. Autopsy examinations showed that an intervention group did not have reduced levels of atherosclerosis or fewer infarcts.
They conclude there has been an overestimation of the benefits of using linoleic-rich oils to replace saturated fats in the diet.
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