Phil Proctor

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Big Fat Misunderstanding

For several years now we have been encouraged to have less fat in our diet. Ironically as a percentage of fat has decreased in our diets the death rate for degenerative diseases has gone up. We have been encouraged to use polyunsaturated fats rather than saturated fats. The saturated fats, being mostly animal fats, are hard fats and the polyunsaturated being mostly plant oils. Why has not been nearly as well publicized is the importance of the ratio of Omega 6 to omega-3 oils.

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