Dietary fat and chronic diseases: epidemiologic overview.

  title={Dietary fat and chronic diseases: epidemiologic overview.},
  author={Lewis H. Kuller},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={97 7 Suppl},
  • Lewis H. Kuller
  • Published 1997 in Journal of the American Dietetic Association
The association between dietary fat consumption and risk of cancer, especially colon, breast, prostate, and ovary cancer, has been debated for many years. Ecologic studies over the past 30 years have demonstrated the correlation of greater dietary fat intake with higher mortality due to various cancers. Migrant studies also have shown that increased fat consumption may be associated with increased risk of cancer. Specific saturated fatty acids raise blood cholesterol levels and, thereby… CONTINUE READING
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