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Your Nutrition Prescription Podcast

Apr 7, 2021

Welcome back to season 2 of the Your Nutrition Prescription Podcast. In this episode, we break down the controversial topic of saturated fat and heart disease. 

In this episode, we are going to discuss some of the evidence in support of limiting saturated fat intake as well as the counterargument.

We dive into the nuances of this topic to help you better understand whether or not saturated fat is something that you should be concerned about. 

Tune in to hear more. 


References/Further Reading 

LDL Particle Number as an Established Risk Factor for Heart Disease 

Role of Apo-B Containing Lipoproteins in Heart Disease 

Review of Randomized Trials Showing Lower Heart Disease with Reduced Saturated Fat Consumption 


Studies Referred to in the Show:

Flow-mediated dilatation is impaired by a high-saturated fat diet but not by a high-carbohydrate diet

Study that Showed Inter-Individual Variation in Response to a High Fat Diet