posted on Dec, 3 2012 @ 11:54 PM
reply to post by antonia
Um....the first article you posted links BODY FAT to inflammatory conditions, and this is not being discussed here. Nobody is arguing that being
overweight has its own inflammatory problems, so I'm unsure why you used that link. Perhaps you misunderstood me, and you need to go back and READ MY
The second article took 14 people and fed them an isocaloric meal, of which saturated fat was involved. It does not say what the meal consisted of in
particular, which I think would be of paramount importance. Plus, I don't believe that only 14 people in a study can really say a whole lot. The
definition of "isocaloric meal":
The isocaloric diet is a moderate-carbohydrate, moderate-fat diet that allows dieters to eat whatever they want as long as they consume the same
amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats daily. Promising quick weight loss with minimal muscle loss, the isocaloric diet is popular among
Therefore, there were CARBOHYDRATES fed to these 14 study participants. When you eat fat and carbs together, it isn't good.
I cannot consider either of your links to be of any value when it comes to your statement that eating fat in and of itself raises cholesterol, and
causes heart disease. It almost appears to me that you are so desperate to prove me wrong that you are grasping at straws.
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