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Study: Dietary saturated fat does not raise risk in those with coronary heart disease

mcf | Mar 12, 201508:09 AM

CONCLUSIONS: There was no association between dietary intake of SFAs and incident coronary events or mortality in patients with established CAD.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study.

However, increasing levels of carbohydrates in the diet during the study promoted a steady increase in the blood of a fatty acid linked to an elevated risk for diabetes and heart disease.

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