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Harvard researchers renew warnings about saturated fat and heart disease

News Briefs Don’t buy into reports that “butter is back.” The saturated fat in butter appears to increase the risk of coronary artery disease, and so do the fats found in other dairy foods, meat, lard, and palm oil, suggests a study published Nov. 23, 2016, in The BMJ. Harvard researchers analyzed more than two decades’ worth of dietary and health information from more than 115,000 people. Researchers noted that higher intakes of…

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