Saturated Fat

Coconut spreads in Europe may be lacking the backing of big brands, said the report.

Coconut oils and spreads on trend in Europe

By Joyeeta Basu

Coconut oil could be on trend in Europe as saturated fats are no longer regarded to be as harmful for heart health as they were, a Mintel report has said.

Special edition: Oils & fats

Time for a rethink on saturated fat?

By Elaine Watson

If the cover of TIME magazine earlier this month (headline: Eat Butter) is anything to go by, it would seem that the conversation about fat, and saturated fat in particular, is changing, at least in the media. But are policymakers sitting up and taking...

The type of fat we consume could play an important role in how well our brains function as we age, say the researchers.

Sat fats hamper brain function and memory: study

By Nathan Gray

Consumption of saturated fats may be associated with decreases in memory and reductions in brain functioning, and could lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research in women.

Low-sat fat ice cream gets formulation boost: Study

Low-sat fat ice cream gets formulation boost: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Ice cream formulated with an emulsion containing unsaturated oil showed no differences in melting properties as ice cream made with saturated fat, says a new study offering solutions for ‘healthy’ ice cream.

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