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Getting the right amount of the right fats in our diets is important to our health. A dietitian provides guidance on how much you need and where to find the good fats.
Trans fat was born in a laboratory as a “better butter.” Now the FDA has ruled the FrankenFat unsafe. Learn why trans fat, or partially hydrogenated oil, destroys your health, and which foods still harbor it.
For years, we’ve heard that saturated fat is bad for our hearts and that unsaturated fat is good. Learn which fats you can eat more of and which fats to avoid. Preventive cardiology dietitians Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, and Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, offer tips on heart-healthy eating, cooking and shopping above.
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Is it okay to eat butter now? “It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen and other top cardiologists want you to know that things are changing in our view of diet and heart disease. Indeed, the new federal government-commissioned Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary … Read More
For decades, we’ve been told that fats in food are unhealthy. New research is now prompting medical experts to re-evaluate fat — and it’s not totally taboo. “A lot of what we believed about fats has turned out not to hold up to scientific scrutiny,” says Steven Nissen, MD, Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. A … Read More
Halloween is full of gorgeous colors, rich flavors and tasty traditions. But the fat and added sugar content of many candy treats can make this holiday hard on our bodies. This year, commit to a plan that balances treats and health in a creative way. Whether trick-or-treating with your kids or celebrating at a costume … Read More