Lipid Luminations

What's the Deal with Saturated Fat and Cardiovascular Disease Risk?

April 19, 201616 min
Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA

Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at Penn State and Past President of NLA. Dr. Kris-Etherton reviews the current dietary recommendations for saturated fat for the population at large and for reducing LDL-C levels. The two discuss the evidence to support these dietary recommendations and optimal replacement nutrients for dietary saturated fatty acids (SFAs).

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