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The Nutrition Science Podcast

Apr 25, 2023


Saturated fats are another topic that has stirred up controversy in the field of nutrition for quite some time. 

The government recommends limiting saturated fat consumption to less than 10% of total energy intake to reduce risk for heart disease, but there is a growing number of people encouraging consumption of more saturated fat...

Who is right?

Just like with any topic there is a lot more nuance that needs to be added to this discussion. On this episode of the show we will discuss: 

  • Saturated fat types and where they are found in foods 
  • How different fatty types have different biological effects 
  • Evidence of the role of saturated fat on various health outcomes
  • Practical considerations for you saturated fat intake

and more. 

Tune in to the podcast to learn more.