Dietary science is complicated– one day something is good for you and the next it’s not. Learn what we DO know about fat chemistry in this episode of SciShow.
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Trans fats are bad http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20338284
Fat Nutrition Overview: http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-truth-about-fats-bad-and-good
Monounsaturated vs Polyunsaturated http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12544660
Essential Fatty Acids: http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/other-nutrients/essential-fatty-acids
Low fat diets don’t help: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587%2815%2900367-8/abstract
Reduction in saturated fat has a small but measurable affect on cardiovascular health: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26068959