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Is Saturated Fat Associated With Heart Disease?

A recent study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, concluded that consuming saturated fat is not associated with cardiovascular disease.
A meta-analysis of prospective epidemiologic studies showed that there is no significant evidence for concluding that dietary saturated fat is associated with an increased risk of CHD or CVD.
But what's really interesting is what they didn't find:
Insufficient evidence (2 criteria) of association is present for intake of supplementary vitamin E and ascorbic acid (vitamin C); saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids; total fat; -linolenic acid; meat; eggs; and milk.
No associations for total fat, saturated fat, or consuming meat, eggs and milk. They did find that vegetables and nuts may be protective.

Finally, a diet low in carbohydrates, especially sugar, starch and processed carbs, helps reduce the risk of heart disease too.