Fatty Acids

Should dietary guidelines about saturated fat be changed?

Should dietary guidelines about saturated fat be changed?

By Elaine WATSON

UPDATED* - A high-profile study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine last week has re-opened the debate about whether saturated fat has been unfairly cast in the role of nutritional bogeyman. But how should policymakers respond?

Label changes open door for discussion of 'good' fats, GOED chief says

Label changes open door for discussion of 'good' fats, GOED chief says

By Hank Schultz

In the proposal by the Food and Drug Administration to update labels for foods and dietary supplements, the agency declined to set a value for omega-3 fatty acids.  This does not mean the agency discounts their health benefits, said Adam Ismail, executive...

Saturated fat reduction is big business. But what is it being replaced with?

Is saturated fat really the dietary bogeyman?

By Elaine Watson

The debate about just how bad saturated fats really are for our health - and whether what we are replacing them with is potentially worse - raged on at the IFT expo earlier this month.

Event Highlights

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers