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Carbs more harmful than saturated fats: study

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Dr. Barry Sears

The absolute changes in palmoleic acid in that study was very small.  Other research by Harvard has indicated that increased palmoleic acid has several beneficial effects.  Bottom line, both high carbs and high saturated fats have little place in healthy diet.  Excess carbs increase insulin secretion and excess saturated fats increase inflammation, especially in the hypothalamus that ultimately controls hunger.

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