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Doctor insights on: Does Pizza Crust Have Cholesterol Or Saturated Fat

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Saturated Fat (Definition)

Saturated fat is a kind of fat found in certain foods. Eating high amounts of saturated fats over time may make a person more prone to developing heart disease and plaques ...Read more


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I ve been diagnosed with NASH should I avoid cholesterol and saturated fats?

Need more info: How much do you weigh? Are you diabetic? What is the status of your fasting blood lipids? You should seek care from a physician as treatment requires diet modification, may be medication, and regular follow-ups. Reducing both carbohydrates and fats is a good start. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with nash. Should i avoid cholesterol and saturated fats?

I've been diagnosed with nash. Should i avoid cholesterol and saturated fats?

Fatty Liver: Nash, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a risk factor for heart disease, and in addition is suggestive of either obesity, pre-diabetes or a constellation of risk factors called metabolic syndrome. If you have been diagnosed with nash, you need an evaluation of your lipid profile, weight, blood sugar status and blood pressure. If needed , statin medications should be used, not avoided see a doc. ...Read more

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What's a good way for us to help excrete cholesterol, saturated fat, trans-fat?

Drugs, drugs, drugs: Bile acid binding agents (cholestyraminie and colestid) will help you more efficiently excrete fats - however these agents are less potent than drugs that interfere with the metabolism of fats (the statins). ...Read more

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I was told butter is high in saturated fat and so is cheese so what can I do to replace that (which food) that is good in cholesterol?

I was told butter is high in saturated fat and so is cheese so what can I do to replace that (which food) that is good in cholesterol?

Low sat fat: You want less than 10% of all your fat in your diet from saturated fats. Olive oil is an example of an unsaturated fat. Saturated fats are solid at room temperature. Unsaturated fats are healthier. Try not to have more than 30% of your diet as total fat. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating too much cholesterol in food the same thing as eating too much saturated fat?

I was wondering is eating too much cholesterol in food the same thing as eating too much saturated fat?

Diet: You should moderate intake of all kinds of fats and cholesterol. Read this: http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/fats-and-cholesterol/. ...Read more

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What type of cholesterol is made from saturated fat?

Cholesterol: look at this for information: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp

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Can you please tell me how saturated fat and cholesterol differ?

Different chemicals: Intake of saturated fats increases blood cholesterol, though these are chemically different. Saturated fats are fatty acids linked to glycerine, where as cholesterol is a ring structure with five beneze like rings with side groups. ...Read more