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Saturday, April 16, 2016

POLYUNSATURATED FAT / BAD DIETARY ADVICE

Substituting dietary saturated fats with omega-6 linoleic acid INCREASED deaths by 62% over 5 years

The article was previously published on August 7, 2015.

Men who had experienced a recent coronary event and were told to replace dietary saturated fats (from animal fats, common margarines, and shortenings) with omega-6 polyunsaturated fat linoleic acid (from safflower oil and safflower oil polyunsaturated margarine) were 62% MORE likely to die—1.62 times more likely to die—over the next 5 years compared to men who were not given any dietary advice according to a recent analysis of an old study called The Sydney Diet Heart Study, a randomized controlled trial conducted from 1966 to 1973.

After five years, 17.6% of the men in the intervention group had died versus 11.8% in the control group.

The analysis was done by researchers at the US National Institutes of Health.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Apr 16, 2016 11:19 am | [0] comments

Friday, May 21, 2004

Facts about dietary fat

Here is a summary of research findings about the effects of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids on breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes, cholesterol. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 21, 2004 7:28 am | [0] comments

Recognizing metabolically obese normal-weight

"Metabolically obese, normal-weight individuals are very common in the general population", according to one paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 21, 2004 7:20 am | [0] comments
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