Conversely, for well over half a century, the media and a majority of health
care officials have warned that saturated fats are bad for your health
and lead to a host of negative consequences, including high cholesterol, obesity, and heart disease.
There's little doubt that this wholly inappropriate fat phobia has had a lot to do with our burgeoning Alzheimer's epidemic. Fortunately, the importance of these healthy fats is starting to become more widely recognized.