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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in 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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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
30% of diet as fat: For a 2000 calorie diet 10% as saturated fat= 200 calores 10% as mono unsat = 200 cal 10% as polyunsat fat = 200 cal 600 calories of 2000 could ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience in 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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
FATS: According to the arthritis foundation, monounsaturated fats may raise HDL levels more than polyunsaturated fats.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Here: A little article about sodium: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
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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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Both these types of fat have been shown to reduce bad LDL cholesterol and increase good HDL cholesterol. Like any fat, they contain calories, so any e ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in 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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Per AHA: Saturated fats- butter, lard, fatback & solid shortening. Trans fats- vegetable shortening, select margarines, food fried in partially hydrogenated ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
TYpically Not: If the lard is not hydrogenated, it will not contain trans fats.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Leaner diet.: From a traditional point of view, we would not generally recommend such a diet for an individual potentially prone to coronary artery disease. Low fa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Saturated fat: Trans fats are always bad. The major source is processed food. Saturated fats do not become rancid and never contain trans fat. The vegetable sou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience in Cardiology
Other way 'round!: If you want to lower your "bad" ldl, less saturated and more polyunsaturated fat is important. To raise your "good" hdl, lose weight, exercise and dri ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Weight and Activity: Yes that diet can certainly be sustained if it provides for the caloric expenditure of the individual on a daily basis. The mix of foods you choose i ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Atherogenic: They cause hardening of the arteries.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Less so than animal…: The main fat 2 b avoided is saturated vegetable-oil & animal fat.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Balance: You need a balanced diet. Some diets are more appropriate than others if you have certain medical conditions.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for information on the topic. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/fats-full-story/
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates. 60 grams of protein per day. 65 fat grams per day. You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Complicated: Polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fates are not converted to low density lipoproteins (ldls) as readily as saturated fats. Ldls are epidemiolog ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Monunsaturated fats such as from olive oil, and polyunsaturated fats as from canola oil are good for you. You dont want more than 10% of your diet fro ... Read More

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