These two articles discuss how much fat should be included in someone’s diet:
- Many saturated fats raise the risk of heart disease.
- Found in high amounts in animal products; also in high amounts in coconut, palm, and palm kernel oils.
- Found mostly in foods made with hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils, including margarines, shortening, commercial frying fats, crackers, cookies, and other snacks. Check label. Butter and animal fat can also contain trans-fats from bacterial fermentation.1 Continue reading