2nd Feature

December 2001 Issue

Balancing Essential Dietary Fats: When More Fat Might Be Better

Itís been drummed into the public consciousness that low-fat diets reduce the risk of heart disease, certain cancers and obesity. But in the zeal to protect ourselves against the chronic conditions that plague millions of Americans, have we gone too far? According to some experts, cutting back radically on fat might actually be counterproductive. EN explains.

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