Scripps Cardiologists Discuss New Study About Dietary Saturated Fats

Kiyon Chung, MD, and Poulina Uddin, MD, interviewed by local media outlets

Joe Kearney, a health educator at Scripps Clinic, clarifies some of the misconceptions about food, so you can make healthy dietary choices.

A pair of Scripps cardiologists weighed in on a recent study that raised new questions about the relationship between saturated fats in food and heart problems.


In interviews with local media, Scripps Clinic cardiologist Poulina Uddin, MD, and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego cardiologist Kiyon Chung, both agreed that a healthy heart diet is far more complex than simply avoiding a certain type of food.


Watch the NBC 7 report: Is Limiting Saturated Fats Really That Necessary?


Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Lowering Saturated Fats Doesn’t Cut Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

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