Not a Hero, Not an Enemy?
The debate about fat is only ramping up,
and we’re caught in the middle of it.
For decades, studies have produced wildly varying results — and, in kind, experts have recommended equally varying advice regarding fat.
Academia — and the internet — are both inundated with vehemently-opposed ideas regarding dietary fat. In one approach, some types of fats are superfoods, while others are poison. In another sphere, this is reversed.
Given the chasm between schools of thought, is there anything we can take away from decades of health research on dietary fat?
The fat in your diet can affect your:
How do we ensure our dietary fat benefits us, rather than harms us?
What’s true is that each side has a point — and it’s our job to not blindly follow one extreme or the other, but instead see the middle ground between extremes.
Are you tired of extreme, contradictory advice about dietary fat?
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Yes. Fat is extremely necessary in the diet. For virtually everyone.
Therefore, the important questions are:
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