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Saturated fats' link to CVD questioned

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Foods high in saturated fats may not cause CVD Foods high in saturated fats may not cause CVD

For decades, nurses told people to eat less saturated fat to lower their risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. However, increasing evidence – including a new meta-analysis – questions the link between saturated fat and cardiovascular disease (CVD). On the other hand, ‘trans-unsaturated fats’ – largely found in processed food – seem to increase heart disease risk.

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