Tag: fatty acids

1. In two large prospective cohort studies, dietary saturated and trans-fats were linked to increased rates of mortality. Poly- and mono-unsaturated fats were associated with decreased mortality. 2. Replacement of 5% of daily caloric intake from saturated fats with either poly- or mono-unsaturated fatty acids was associated with significant reduction...
Image: PD  1. Omega(w)-fatty acids + macular xanthophylls supplementation did not improve primary composite outcome of cardiovascular (CV) mortality and morbidity.  Evidence Rating Level:  2 (Good) Study Rundown: Several trials have investigated the effects of w-fatty acids on cardiovascular (CV) outcomes.  More recent trials seem to point towards a lack of benefit...
Image: PD 1. In a meta-analysis, higher consumption of dietary marine polyunsaturated fatty acids was associated with a lower risk of breast cancer.  2. No beneficial association was found with either overall dietary fish intake or ALA intake (a non-marine polyunsaturated fatty acid).  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: The major finding...