Dietary fat consumption

In a perfect vegetarian world, we would consume no animal fat at all. The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society have established guidelines that recommend limiting the intake of fat such that the calories from fat make-up no more than 30% of total calories.

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Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis

Dietary considerations: There is more to the dietary approach to atherosclerosis than eliminating fat from the diet. Fat restriction is important, but there are other dietary strategies that can be used to help lower cholesterol. As well, there are a variety of vitamins, nutrients, and micronutrients that can lower the risk of heart disease when…

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