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Latest Studies on Saturated Fat


www.ironmanmagazine.comMost bodybuilders eat a lot of meat and eggs for optimal testosterone production and muscle building, but they’re often warned that the saturated fat is bad for them. Maybe  not.

According to a review of 21 studies that appeared in a 2010 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, there is no clear link between stroke or heart disease and the consumption of saturated fat.

Plus, one form, stearic acid, which is found in dark chocolate, appears to be beneficial.

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