Ano ang tama sa taba?: Fast facts about fats

Heart diseases remained the top killer of Filipinos in 2020, while the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ranked seventh, based on preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority.

Experts say this may be associated with high consumption of bad fats in the diet.

In this video, VERA Files Fact Check takes a deeper look into three facts about fats and how they affect one’s health.

(This story was produced under the Cycle 3 of the UnCovering Trans Fat Media Fellowship carried out with Probe Media Foundation, Inc.)


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