Healthy eating is a big part of keeping your heart health in check!

This would be much easier if the messaging we got was consistent and accurate.  Unfortunately, there are still many myths about healthy eating that continue to reach the public.  One misconception centers around fats and cholesterol.   Read the full article to learn more…

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9 Myths About Dietary Fat and Cholesterol

For decades, people have avoided fat- and cholesterol-rich items, such as butter, nuts, egg yolks, and full fat dairy, instead opting for low fat substitutes like margarine, egg whites, and fat-free dairy in hopes of bettering their health and losing weight.

This is due to the misconception that eating foods rich in cholesterol and fat may increase your risk of various diseases.

While recent research has disproven this notion, myths surrounding dietary cholesterol and fat continue to dominate headlines, and many healthcare providers continue to recommend very low fat diets to the general public.

Written by Jillian Kubala, MS, RD on March 30, 2020 — Medically reviewed by Amy Richter, RD, Nutrition

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