A new study measuring the impact of meals with different levels of saturated fats found that, for women with low levels of stress, markers of inflammation were higher after eating a meal with high levels of saturated fats versus a low saturated fat meal. But for women with high stress levels, those differences disappeared. They had high inflammation levels even after the low saturated fat meal. The surprise: stress made the meal with healthy fats look like the one with saturated fats – and does things to the metabolism not known before.
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