Do we really need palm oil?

Do we really need palm oil?

Palm oil is part of our everyday lives. In 2020, the U.S. imported more than three billion pounds of palm oil, up from about two billion pounds in 2010, sourced primarily from Malaysia, Indonesia and Colombia.  Palm oil is a common ingredient in about half of our...
Heart disease risk factors tied to carbs, not fats

Heart disease risk factors tied to carbs, not fats

A newly published diet and population study puts yet another nail in the coffin of the idea that saturated fats contribute to heart disease. Researchers looked at how specific dietary combinations of proteins, fats and carbs impact cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...