The type of fat you eat (not how much) is linked to stroke risk

  You may have heard that consuming too much fat can increase your risk for heart disease, but new research suggests that it’s the type of fat, not the amount, that may be the more important factor in determining stroke risk.  The study found that eating more animal fat was linked to a higher riskContinue reading “The type of fat you eat (not how much) is linked to stroke risk”

Fats and developing dementia

Dietary fat affects our health in a number of ways. Now, a study suggests that the risk for developing dementia later in life depends on the type of fat consumed. Researchers studied 6,183 women over age 65 and tracked their fat consumption and changes in their mental abilities over four years. After controlling for manyContinue reading “Fats and developing dementia”