A new study suggests that saturated fat may be the key to boosting good cholesterol levels, challenging the long-held belief that dietary fat is unhealthy.
A researcher at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada is standing up for saturated fat, emphasizing that saturated fats aren't toxic. They may actually have the ability to promote healing.
Medical practitioners often recommend replacing saturated fat with vegetable oil when cooking to decrease cholesterol and prevent heart disease. However, a new study shows that the reduce saturated fats in vegetable oil can only lessen cholesterol but does not help in the prevention of heart disease.