For years they’ve been telling us that saturated fat is bad and that it caused heart attacks. Now, the new research is telling us otherwise.
The truth is that “Saturated fat does not cause heart disease”, which was the conclusion of a big study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. An article printed in the Wall Street Journal explains the study.
The truth is that fat surrounds every cell in our body and is instrumental in the overall health and functionality of our brain, heart, and organs.Here are just a few reason why fat is needed in yourdiet.
- Provides energy.
- Builds healthy cells.
- Builds your brain
- Helps the body use vitamins
- Makes hormones
- Provides a protective cushion for your skin
- Provides healthier skin
In addition to the misconception that fat is the cause of heart disease, many people are still under the impression thatfat will make them fat. When in reality, sugar and excess refined carbohydrates are the culprits for the muffin top around theirwaist. Here are some research results regarding the Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets.
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