Health, with a Grain of Salt

Explaining the science and debunking the myths of nutrition, metabolism, and health.

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Better than Butter? Not Sugar

The battle against saturated fat continues.  In the past, it was considered nutritional dogma that saturated fats should be limited in order to preserve or restore cardiovascular health.  However, in recent years, this has been called into question as some studies have found no association between intake and risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) (1). Recent work out of…

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