polyunsaturated fats


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polyunsaturated fats

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Women who eat the most high-fiber cereals and breads (rather than sweets, potatoes, and other refined carbohydrates) and the most polyunsaturated fats (rather than saturated and trans fats) have half the risk.
Gillman's data support the so-called Mediterranean diet, which includes grains, fruits, vegetables, and fish and is high in mono- and polyunsaturated fats and low in saturated fat.
The new guidelines recommend that 30 to 35 percent of calories in the daily diet come from fat, primarily mono- and polyunsaturated fats as found in California avocados.
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study shows that saturated fats activate a key metabolic pathway associated with the development of type 2 diabetes, while polyunsaturated fats like omega-3s shut this pathway down.
The survey shows that: * Only 41 percent of Americans know that consuming monounsaturated fats decreases the risk of heart disease * Only 44 percent of Americans know that consuming polyunsaturated fats decreases the risk of heart disease In comparison: * 72 percent of Americans understand that consuming saturated fats increases the risk of heart disease * 68 percent of Americans understand that consuming trans fats increases the risk of heart disease Heart-Healthy Benefits of Better Fats
Have low-fat yoghurt instead of cream; polyunsaturated fats rather than butter, and more fresh fruit.
The problem is that polyunsaturated fats are liquid .
When they distinguished between fats, they found that monounsaturated fats, characteristic of olive and canola oils, appear to protect against breast cancer, while polyunsaturated fats in vegetable oils seem to enhance risk.
Walnuts are rich in polyunsaturated fats, Omega oils and vitamins.
Few clinical studies have examined the effects on CHD events of replacing saturated fat in the diet with specific alternative energy sources like carbohydrate, protein, or other types of fat such as polyunsaturated fats, which include vegetable oils.
A new clinical study published in the October 17, 2006 edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, suggests that walnuts, rich in polyunsaturated fats, may protect the body's arteries from the harm associated with eating a meal high in saturated fat.