Fats in indian diets and their nutritional and health implications

  title={Fats in indian diets and their nutritional and health implications},
  • Ghafoorunissa
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Lipids
  • To arrive at fat requirements for Indians; the contribution of invisible fat should be determined. Total lipids were extracted from common Indian foods, and their fatty acid compositions were determined. This data and information on intake of various foods were used to estimate the contents of “invisible” fat and fatty acids in Indian diets. Taking into account World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines and the invisible-fat intake of Indians, recommendations were made for lower and upper… CONTINUE READING
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