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Saturated fat link with heart disease questioned

(NHS Choices) – “The risk from saturated fat in foods such as butter, cakes and fatty meat is being overstated and demonised, according to a cardiologist,” BBC News reports. In an opinion piece, a doctor specialising in heart disease writes that warnings oversaturated fats are misguided. Writing in the British Medical Journal, Dr Aseem Malhotra argues that advice to avoid saturated fats ... Read More »

Can Food Change Your Health?

I was at a Joint Symposium of Centre for Nutrition Studies, CUHK & Food Safety & Technology Research Centre PolyU in Prince of Wales Hospital. There were presentations on many nutritional topics, but I only found one of them interesting. That was about the evidence for fats in our diet. Saturated fats have had the bad reputation for increasing cardiovascular ... Read More »