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How can limiting ones intake of saturated fats help fight against obesity and being overweight?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: If calories are less
Limiting one's intake of saturated fats helps fight against obesity only if the person is not eating non-saturated fats instead.
Fats are fats, so saturated fats have the same number of calories as non-saturated fats. Substituting one fat for another fat won't change obesity. One would have to substitute with protein or whole-grain carbohydrates, to get fewer calories and loose some body fat.

In brief: If calories are less
Limiting one's intake of saturated fats helps fight against obesity only if the person is not eating non-saturated fats instead.
Fats are fats, so saturated fats have the same number of calories as non-saturated fats. Substituting one fat for another fat won't change obesity. One would have to substitute with protein or whole-grain carbohydrates, to get fewer calories and loose some body fat.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Less fat in
Less fat stored.

In brief: Less fat in
Less fat stored.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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