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Saturday, March 24, 2018

PLANT-BASED MONOUNSATURATED FAT

Replacing refined-carbs with plant-based monounsaturated fat lowers coronary heart disease by 14%

Replacing 5% of calories from refined carbohydrates with plant-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 14% lower risk of coronary heart disease according to a study by researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Monounsaturated fat from animal sources did not have the same effect.

Replacing 5% of calories from refined carbohydrates with animal-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 11% greater risk of coronary heart disease (as opposed to a 14% lower risk when replacing with plant-based monounsaturated fat).

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 9:10 am | [0] comments

PLANT-BASED MONOUNSATURATED FAT

Replacing saturated fat with plant-based monounsaturated fat lowers coronary heart disease by 17%

Replacing 5% of calories from saturated fat with plant-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 17% lower risk of coronary heart disease according to a study by researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Monounsaturated fat from animal sources did not have the same effect.

Replacing 5% of calories from refined carbohydrates with animal-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 4% greater risk of coronary heart disease (as opposed to a 17% lower risk when replacing with plant-based monounsaturated fat).

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 9:02 am | [0] comments

PLANT-BASED MONOUNSATURATED FAT

Replacing trans fats with plant-based monounsaturated fat lowers coronary heart disease by 20%

Replacing 2% of calories from trans fats with plant-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 20% lower risk of coronary heart disease according to a study by researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Monounsaturated fat from animal sources did not have the same effect.

Replacing 2% of calories from trans fats with animal-based monounsaturated fat was associated with a 12% lower risk of coronary heart disease (as opposed to a 20% lower risk when replacing with plant-based monounsaturated fat).

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 8:42 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

FAT INTAKE

Men and women consuming them most monounsaturated fat vs least 11% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs

Men and women in the top one-fifth for consuming the most monounsaturated fat were 11% less likely to die over the next 26-32 years compared to the one-fifth of men and women consuming the least according to a study from researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 01, 2016 4:52 pm | [0] comments

FAT INTAKE

Replacing 5% of energy from saturated fat with monounsaturated fat reduced risk of death by 13%

Replacing 5% of energy from saturated fat with monounsaturated fat was associated with a 13% lower risk of death in men and women over the next 22-26 years according to a study from researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 01, 2016 4:00 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

PROSTATE CANCER

Fat intake is not associated with prostate cancer

Fat intake is not associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer according to a 2015 review of the research.

Saturated fat intake was not.

Polyunsaturated fat was not.

Monounsaturated fat was not.

And total fat intake was not.

The same was true for advanced stage prostate cancer (with slightly different relative risks than those shown below).

“Current published cohort studies suggest no association between total fat, saturated fat, or unsaturated fat intake and the risk for [prostate cancer],” the authors of the paper concluded.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, May 17, 2016 5:59 pm | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Monounsaturated fat reduces belly fat

TYPE II DIABETICS LOST MORE FAT from their upper body and less from their lower body on a moderate fat diet high in monounsaturates than those eating a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet according to one study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 07, 2004 2:34 pm | [0] comments
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