Full-Fat Dairy Doesn’t Promote Heart Disease, Research

We now know eating fat does not make you fat. Science has also demolished the idea that saturated fats clog your arteries and promote heart disease. On the contrary, these fats are important for optimal health, and actually combat many of today’s chronic diseases, including heart disease.

While the low-fat myth still lives, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, does recognize that reducing TOTAL fat intake has no bearing on obesity or heart disease risk.

Instead, the guidelines rightfully warn that sugar and refined grains are the primary culprits. Unfortunately, the guidelines fall far short by still suggesting a 10 percent limit on saturated fats specially, and the low-fat dairy recommendation remains.

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