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Scientific Basis for Dietary Guidance / cardiovascular disease 


The role of saturated fat intake and food source of saturated fat on cardiovascular disease risk

: Scientific Basis for Dietary Guidance
: saturated fat, cardiovascular disease
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 / (0)
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming less than 10% of total calories from saturated fat, due primarily to saturated fat’s role in increasing LDL cholesterol and thus increasing the risk for cardiovascular disease. However, recent research has called into to question the role saturated fat intake make have on ...