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Getting to the heart of the fat issue

A certain amount of healthy fat is good for your heart. Low-fat, no-fat, fat-free. Fat has been shamed for so long, it’s easy to think there’s no place for it in a heart-healthy diet. But the opposite is true. “It’s a myth that lowering fat intake is healthy,” says Dr. Frank Sacks, professor of cardiovascular disease prevention at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. “The key is to use more…

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