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  • vegetable
  • But just as quickly, Harvard researchers have turned the table and put butter back on the shelf, while looking at healthier fats found in nuts and vegetable oils. (harvard.edu)
  • To make vegetable shortening, then, liquid cis-unsaturated fats such as vegetable oils are hydrogenated to produce saturated fats, which have more desirable physical properties e.g., they melt at a desirable temperature (30-40 °C), and store well, whereas polyunsaturated oils go rancid when they react with oxygen in the air. (wikipedia.org)
  • Certain vegetable products have high saturated fat content, such as coconut oil and palm kernel oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuts
  • None of the plans were vegetarian, but the DASH plan incorporated more fruits and vegetables, low fat or nonfat dairy, beans, and nuts than the others studied. (wikipedia.org)
  • cholesterol levels
  • Persons with cholesterol levels above 260 mg/dl may require medication to lower their LDL-C levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • According to Dr. Eugenia Gianos , cardiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, you can lower your cholesterol levels by up to 20 percent through dietary and lifestyle changes alone, but that can vary depending on the person. (healthline.com)
  • When my patients find out they have elevated cholesterol levels, they're rightfully concerned about an increased risk of heart disease, but also often fretting about cholesterol-lowering medications they assume (erroneously) are dangerous or complaining that they can't really give up ice cream or steak or some other favorite high-fat food. (wholehealthmd.com)
  • These may be marketed to consumers for nutritional purposes, treatment of various gastrointestinal disorders, and for such possible health benefits as lowering cholesterol levels, reducing risk of colon cancer, and losing weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • recommendations
  • USDA's MyPlate tool provides dietary recommendations based on the Dietary Guidelines. (jhsph.edu)
  • Siri-Tarino and co-authors expressed reservations about recent recommendations to reduce dietary saturated fat even further, such as to no more than 7% of total energy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • and the optimal dietary recommendations, as supported by current evidence. (medpagetoday.com)
  • After addressing each of the questions, Stamler wrote, "The authors seem to be dissociating themselves from prevailing national and international dietary recommendations to the general population for primordial, primary, and secondary prevention of CHD/CVD and the established metabolic risk factors. (medpagetoday.com)
  • This may in part explain findings from a controversial 2014 paper that called into question recommendations for limiting saturated fat for heart health, and led to headlines promoting the return of butter. (healthcanal.com)
  • Recommendations regarding limiting saturated fats and cholesterol emerged from a series of scientific studies in the 1950s, and related American Heart Association dietary guidelines emerged between 1957 and 1961. (wikipedia.org)
  • canola
  • At the same time, the AHA is recommending that you instead consume polyunsaturated fats, specifically, corn oil, soybean oil , cottonseed oil, safflower oil, and canola oil-all made from popular genetically modified crops. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • total
  • This is of particular concern with regard to the implications of further restrictions in total and saturated fat beyond prevailing U.S. dietary guidelines, which call for levels no higher than 10% of total energy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • 1961
  • Ancel Keys joined the nutrition committee of the American Heart Association and successfully promulgated his idea such that in 1961, with the result that the AHA became the first group anywhere in the world to advise cutting back on saturated fat (and dietary cholesterol) to prevent heart disease. (wikipedia.org)