It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To prevent heart disease, the association and federation both recommend a diet low in saturated fats, the animal-based fats found in beef, pork, chicken, butter and cheese, among other foods.
Emotions run high across America as voters reflect upon President Donald Trump's first 100 days. Well let's face it, emotions have been running high since at least Election Day, and rightly so, as this is the future of the country and everyone in it. But that's where the unity ends. Stop and listen to people and you'll hear some speak of pride, strength and passion. Others point to bigotry, fear and divisiveness. But not necessarily in the places you might think.
A new study says saturated fats don't clog arteries. So go ahead and fry up that bacon guilt-free while you catch up on the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.