Harvard Health Blog
The type of fat you eat matters!
Posted September 22, 2015, 4:44 pm JoAnn E. Manson, M.D., Dr.P.H., and Shari S. Bassuk, Sc.D.Contributing Editors, Harvard Health Publications, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School If you saw last month’s news headlines declaring that saturated fat is no longer deemed harmful to your heart, you may be (understandably!) confused. After all, for years, clinicians and scientists have recommended reducing saturated fat for heart health. Is it time to rethink this advice? Hardly.