Beware of hidden saturated-fat traps

2014-08-11T00:00:00Z 2014-08-25T22:55:01Z Beware of hidden saturated-fat trapsBy Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. King Features Syndicate Arizona Daily Star

Think you’ve figured out how to reduce your saturated-fat intake and dodge the serious health risks that come from eating this cancer- and inflammation-promoting lipid? Take another look at your plate! Even if you’re avoiding red meat, whole dairy, gooey cheese, crunchy bacon, tropical oils and creamy butter, you’re likely munching more health-threatening, brain-fogging sat fat than you think. There are lots of sat-fat traps out there that you may not be aware of. Here are our top five.

Mehmet Oz, M.D. is host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” and Mike Roizen, M.D. is chief wellness officer and chair of Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Consult with your physician before making changes to your personal regimen. To live your healthiest, tune into “The Dr. Oz Show” or visit www.sharecare.com.

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