Current dietary recommendations advise reducing the intake of saturated
fatty acids (SFAs) to reduce coronary heart disease (CHD) risk,
but recent findings question the role of SFAs. This expert panel reviewed
the evidence and reached the following conclusions: the evidence from
epidemiologic, clinical, and mechanistic studies is consistent in finding
that the risk of CHD is reduced when SFAs are replaced with polyunsaturated
fatty acids (PUFAs). In populations who consume a Western...
Authors: W.c. Willett, T. Tholstrup, S. Stender, A. Sinclair, T. Sanders, U. Risérus, P. Nestel, P. Legrand, J.m. Lecerf, R.m. Krauss, F.j. Kok, M.u. Jakobsen, F.b. Hu, K. Hermansen, J. Dyerberg, P. Elwood, A. Astrup