The Facts About Fat – Part One: The Basics

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding fats, do we need fat, should we be eating more less fat, what is the healthiest type of fat for us? This is the first infographic in a series which aims to help to clear up some of this confusion; part one covers the basics such as why we need fat and how much we actually need.

Click on the link below to access this infographic:

The Facts About Fat

If you would like to see more infographics like this then check out:

The Facts About Fats – Part Two: Trans & Saturated Fat

The Facts About Fats – Part Three: Unsaturated Fat

The Facts About Fats – Part Four: Coconut Oil Debunked


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Maeve has been consulting on The Food Medic Educational Hub for 12 months now and has been a huge asset to the team. Her ability to translate some very nuanced topics in nutrition into easy-to-follow, informative articles and infographics is really admirable.

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Founder of The Food Medic

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Maeve has written extensively for NHD magazine over the last few years, producing a wealth of dietetic and nutritional articles. Always evidence based and factual, Maeve creates material that is relevant and very readable. She provides high quality work with a professional and friendly approach. Maeve is a beacon of high quality knowledge and work within the nutrition writing community; and someone NHD magazine is proud to work with.

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