Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

  title={Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association},
  author={Frank M. Sacks and Alice H. Lichtenstein and Jason H. Y. Wu and Lawrence J. Appel and Mark A. Creager and Penny M. Kris-Etherton and Michael Miller and Eric B. Rimm and Lawrence L. Rudel and Jennifer G. Robinson and Neil J. Stone and Linda V Van Horn},
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. Preventive treatment that reduces CVD by even a small percentage can substantially reduce, nationally and globally, the number of people who develop CVD and the costs of caring for them. This American Heart Association presidential advisory on dietary fats and CVD reviews and discusses the scientific evidence, including the most recent studies, on the effects of dietary saturated fat… 

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