Study reignites saturated fat controversy

Swapping saturated fat for healthier sources of energy does cut the risk of heart disease, a large study suggests.

New research shows that replacing just one per cent of daily calorie intake from saturated fat with other sources of energy - such as whole grain carbohydrates or polyunsaturated fats - cuts the risk of heart disease by six to eight per cent.

The study, published in the British Medical Journal, is the latest to throw its weight

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