Fats and Oils: What's the Real Story? | ZOE Science and Nutrition Podcast

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Today we’re talking about fat, a delicious component of our food with a terrible reputation.

Fats have been broadly associated with weight gain and heart disease until recently.

A mountain of new scientific evidence suggests this is wrong and that it’s not as simple as ‘all fat is bad’. Indeed, eating more healthy fat might actually reduce heart disease for many people.

In today’s episode, Jonathan speaks to Dr Sarah Berry to learn about what science tells us today, whether it is possible to lose weight on a high-fat diet, what oils we should be cooking with, and the different types of fats.

Dr. Sarah Berry is one of the world’s leading experts on human nutrition, who has personally run over 20 randomised clinical trials looking at how humans respond to different fats.

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00:00 – Intro
02:33 – Episode Start
02:53 – Quickfire round
04:48 – Can fat ever be healthy?
09:04 – Is it possible to put on weight if you’re on a low-fat diet?
11:14 – Food accessibility & bioaccessibility
13:58 – Understanding the caloric data of fats
20:35 – Fats’ relationship with cholesterol
25:26 – Food labels aren’t necessarily helpful
29:56 – What are the best oils to cook with?
35:49 – Are there any dangers of cooking with oil?
40:57 – Are eggs safe?
42:18 – Is fish good for you?
46:08 – Summary
50:25 – Goodbyes
50:57 – Outro

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This podcast was produced by Fascinate Productions.