Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets? | The Doctor Weighs In

3. Industrially-produced trans fats are harmful and should be eliminated. 4. An issue that requires more study is that the metabolism of saturated fat may differ on carbohydrate-restricted diets. 5. Health benefits accrue when highly processed carbohydrates (including refined grains, potato products, and free sugars) are replaced with unprocessed carbohydrates (nonstarchy vegetables, whole fruits, legumes, and whole or minimally processed grains).