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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 26, 2019

July 8, 2019

June 28 - July 4, 2019

 

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Is saturated fat as bad for us as we think?

by Catriona Nguyen-Robertson


"Saturated fats aren’t just saturated fats...They don’t all increase your risk of cardiovascular disease"

 

Note: the consensus for food groups is now as follows-

 

Positive correlation with health & mortality: fruit, veg, wholegrains, nuts/seeds

 

Neutral relationship: dairy foods, eggs, pale-ish meats incl fish and chicken

 

Negative correlation with health and mortality: red meat (mild effect), chargrilled/burned meats, esp red meats (definitely negative), and nitrate/nitrite preserved meats like some hams (definitely negative)

 

As always, dose is of critical importance and eating the foods with negative relationships every now and then is no big deal at all.

 

'Party' foods are only an issue when they crowd out the 'core' foods, over a lifetime of eating.....