The Magic Pill 02: Is fat friend or foe

If we had a dollar for every time someone said ‘bUt SaTuRatED fAt AcTuAllY iSn’T tHAt bAd’, we wouldn’t need ads in our podcast episodes. ‘The Magic Pill’, this month’s film, likes to get greasy and extoll the miracle nature of fats. But should you be adding coconut oil to every meal or is there a better way to do it? (Spoiler alert: do not add coconut oil to every meal, there is a better way)

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This week’s suggested readings:

Ancel Keys and the Seven Countries Study - a modern review

An excellent overview of saturated fat:

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