Types of Dietary Fat and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Critical Review

@article{Hu2001TypesOD,
  title={Types of Dietary Fat and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Critical Review},
  author={F. Hu and J. Manson and W. Willett},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={19 - 5}
}
  • F. Hu, J. Manson, W. Willett
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • During the past several decades, reduction in fat intake has been the main focus of national dietary recommendations to decrease risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Several lines of evidence, however, have indicated that types of fat have a more important role in determining risk of CHD than total amount of fat in the diet. Metabolic studies have long established that the type of fat, but not total amount of fat, predicts serum cholesterol levels. In addition, results from epidemiologic… CONTINUE READING
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