Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease.

  title={Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Lee Hooper and Nicole J Martin and Asmaa Abdelhamid and George Davey Smith},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Reducing saturated fat reduces serum cholesterol, but effects on other intermediate outcomes may be less clear. Additionally it is unclear whether the energy from saturated fats that are lost in the diet are more helpfully replaced by polyunsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, carbohydrate or protein. This review is part of a series split from and updating an overarching review. OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of reducing saturated fat intake and replacing it with carbohydrate… CONTINUE READING
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