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Dietary Guidelines

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Why Our Bodies Need Fats

Essential Fatty Acids

Triglycerides Levels

Cholesterol Levels

Lipoproteins

Dietary Guidelines


  • Total fat - no more than 30% of calories from fat
  • Saturated fat - no more than 10% of calories
  • Cholesterol - 200 to 300 mg or less
  • Eating fish three times a week will provide a good quantity of omega-3
    fatty acids.

 

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