Butter Not Better

Have you been tempted to follow recent headlines suggesting that butter is better than polyunsaturated fat? Harvard researchers studied over 120,000 health professionals in the U.S. and found an 18% increase in heart disease risk in those who consumed the highest amount of saturated fat compared to those who ate the least. PositiveTip: To reduce your…

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Exchange SA for PUFA!

Recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) Science Advisory concluded that an adequate intake of dietary polyunsaturated fats (PUFA) may help lower serum cholesterol, thus reducing the risk of coronary heart disease.This is not hard to do with all the choices available in the grocery store today. “Use soft margarine as a substitute for butter, and choose soft…

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