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Is high saturated fat coupled with high carb problematic?

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created May 11, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Reference this comment from Dr. Stephen Benoit on FreeTheAnimal.com regarding his research on saturated-fat and insulin sensitivity:

http://freetheanimal.com/2009/09/all-the-stupid-stuff-in-my-face-from-the-grant-whores.html#comment-18908

I will also point out that Dr. Clegg has co-authored papers on the benefits of a keto-genic (low carb) diet??? What the MEDIA failed to point out from our study was that saturated fats are bad in the presence of carbohydrates. In the absence of carbohydrates, it???s not a bad thing at all. That was not US talking. That was the MEDIA???. [stephen c benoit]

My question basically is: what are the ramifications of this study, and what should we take away from it?

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on May 11, 2010
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Exactly. High Sat fat with high carbs may be problematic, maybe not. But high sat fat and high carbs of the wrong type certainly seems problematic from real world experience.

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on May 11, 2010
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I don't think there are many ramifications for people who are already on Paleo, whose carb intake will range from extremely low to relatively low (depending on starchy tuber intake).

I get this question occasionally from lipophobes who don't eat Paleo -- "what if it's the combination of fat and carbs that is harmful?" That may be the case, but the solution is not to reduce fat intake, but rather to eliminate carb intake from grains, legumes, sugars, and processed foods.

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on May 11, 2010
at 08:47 PM

Exactly. High Sat fat with high carbs may be problematic, maybe not. But high sat fat and high carbs of the wrong type certainly seems problematic from real world experience.

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on May 11, 2010
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i've been asking a lot about high sat fat like cococut milk or cream with berries, but i haven't gotten answers from prof de vany yet or hyperlipid man. so i'm just eating them separately for now. actually, i'm not consuming any coconut milk because i am going can-free.

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on May 12, 2010
at 12:27 AM

AROY-D sells coconut milk in juice box-like containers: http://www.philamfood.com/images/P/8851613101378.jpg

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