Many of us could do with a major rethink of our daily dietary fat intake. For some, this will mean cutting back while, for others, it means reorganising our diets to eat more or different types of fats.
The world of dietary fats is a complicated alphabet soup of names and numbers, and our understanding of how each type of fat works in the body - for good or ill - is far from complete.
The standard line tells you to stop smoking, reduce high blood pressure and lower your cholesterol levels if you want to avoid heart disease. While this may be good advice, half of all heart patients are non-smokers with normal levels of cholesterol...
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Q:My understanding is that linoleic acid (and linolenic acid) are particularly important to health, provided certain co-factors are present in the diet. ...
In the midst of the ‘good’ fats vs ‘bad’ fats debate, opt to take the most sensible middle road.