Fats articles

The Rebirth of Saturated Fat

In the late 1970s, the American Heart Association took a powerful stand on the consumption of saturated fat, directly linking … Continue reading...

Rethinking Saturated Fat

Over the past 60 years, the prevalent nutritional advice for heart-healthy living was to follow a diet low in … Continue reading...

Essential Omega-3s

In the heyday of 1980s low-fat dieting, three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering why human beings … Continue reading...

Trans Fats Could Make You Aggressive

If you feel irritable after eating a trans fat-laden plate of french fries, science may be able to explain why. Continue reading...

Another Reason to Avoid Trans Fats: They Can Shrink Your Brain

If you need another reason to reduce your trans fat intake, here it is: a recent study suggests that trans … Continue reading...