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Fat: Fact or Fable?

You've probably heard these statements about fat before. Find out whether or not they're true.

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Randy Mayor

Dietary cholesterol is not the same as fat.

Fact. Dietary cholesterol is a waxy, fatlike substance found in foods derived from animals. It’s often associated with fats because it is found in foods that are sometimes high in fat. Although some people may be sensitive to dietary cholesterol, saturated and trans fats are responsible for large increases in the body’s production of cholesterol.

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