Good fats vs bad fats Part 2: are saturated fats bad?

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Fats, where they at? Fats (or fatty acids) are fascinating. Humans eat fat, make fat and outsource the production of fat to bacteria living inside them. Take saturated fatty acids for example and more specifically, butyric acid [1]. It’s the main SFA in butter as well as the saturated fatty acids produced by bacteria in your colon (like Faecalibacterium prausnitzii [2]). These critters make it by eating the fiber you ate. Butyric acid is also found in the fermented beverage Kombucha [3].

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