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how much monounsaturated fat per day

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Good fat...: Yes...It is a better type of fat...We need fat in our diet, but unfortunately much of what we get is saturated fat--meaning from animal products. Ofte ... Read More
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Difficult: Official guidance is 20-35% of calories from fat and each 1g fat is 9 calories so probably around 55-95g fat per day. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/p ... Read More
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Dr. Bo Neichoy
13 years experience Bariatrics
Goals: I think to better answer your question we need to understand your goals -- are you trying to drop fat mass, add muscle, keto, Paleo -- give us a littl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Some: Per heartland fields – soy bean oil has 15% saturated fat, 61% polyunsaturated fat and 24% monosaturated fat.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Monounsaturated fat: Both are thought to promote heart health by modestly increasing HDL cholesterol and helping to lower LDL cholesterol. In fact, replacing saturated fat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
FATS: According to the arthritis foundation, monounsaturated fats may raise HDL levels more than polyunsaturated fats.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Good fats: Polyunsaturated fats are longer than monounsaturated fats. Both are healthier alternatives to animal fate-saturated fats.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
PUFA & MUFA: Omega 3 and 6 are both polyunsatured fats (pufas) monounsaturated fats (mufas) are found inolive oil, meat, avocados etc...
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Fat RDAs: Ther really isn't a recommended allowance of fat since fat is not a necessary nutrient such as vitamins or minerals. Usually a diet will break down ... Read More
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Dr. Maria Palafox
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Maybe: There is conflicting evidence. In general, there is an association between high total fat intake and a higher risk of breast cancer. This is in keepin ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
7 grams of fat: is quite a bit for a protein shake of 11 ounces. There being more monounsaturated fat (4.5) than saturated fat (1.5) is good. It is great that you a ... Read More
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