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Letters Saturated fat is not the major issue

What we substitute for saturated fat matters

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 19 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6844
  1. Alice H Lichtenstein, Gershoff professor of nutrition science and policy1
  1. 1Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
  1. alice.lichtenstein{at}

Malhotra questions the wisdom of continuing public health recommendations to limit dietary saturated fat for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and went on to suggest that dietary saturated fat may decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. …

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