In regards to the argument of if saturated fats promote inflammation or not, who do you believe? In this book on page 257 it reads "cholesterol & sat fatty acids block the activities of both the delta 6 & 5 desaturases"... So basically linoleic acid cannot become arachidonic acid, unfortunately alpha linolenic cannot become EPA/DHA either then... But then the Weston A Price site reads "Saturated fats in the diet improve the body's utilization of essential fatty acids"... Then a nutrition & biochem lecturer says that saturated fats divert the conversion of DGLA to arachidonic acid instead of diverting to the less inflammatory PgE1 series... This is doin my head in...
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Saturated fat... who do you believe?