By: Samar Yahya
For tens of years, people were advised by doctors to avoid
saturated fat and cholesterol, though, there is no evidence that they are harmful. Since the 60s and 70s, many scientists believed that saturated fat was the main cause of heart disease, by raising the “bad” cholesterol in the blood.
Here are some incorrect conceptions about Fats and Cholesterol
Low Fat Diets are Beneficent
There is no evidence that low-fat diets have any benefits. They do not cause weight loss in the long-term or reduce the risk of chronic diseases. They may even cause harm as Low-fat foods have added sugar and artificial chemicals to make them tasty and to balance the missing fat.
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