Saturated fats may not be so bad

The authors said the findings support the need for a reappraisal of nutritional guidelines.

However, Australian cardiology experts said the link between saturated fat intake and heart disease is clear and stand by the current recommendations.

The meta-analysis of data from 72 studies involving over 600,000 participants from 18 countries found no overall association between saturated fat and heart disease.

In addition, levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids such