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The Saturated Fat-Heart Disease Debate Is Still Unsettled

Various saturated fat-laden products have graced the covers of magazines in the last several years, the underlying message generally being that science has shifted fats from the "shun" list of foods to the "safe" list. And in the ongoing exoneration of dietary fat, a new editorial in the journal BMJ suggests that saturated fat itself deserves a reprieve from its connection to clogged arteries.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
There are saturated fats and then there SATURATED FAT are very pro-inflammatory. The latter group is characterized by palmitic acid which activates TLR-4 receptors found on every cell in the body to cause inflammation. Unfortunately, palmitic acid is the abundant of all saturated fats.

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