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 Much interest in recent years has focused on the health benefits of the omega-3 fatty acids, but Americans consume 10 times more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3. Although some writers have portrayed the omega-6 fatty acids as enemies of

 

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0 # NYG 2012-07-11 02:44
All these studies are related to LDL-C. What about when LDL-P is taken in to account? From all previous presentations it would appear that LDL-P at goal is more important than any particular dietary intake. If LDL-P is at goal, does it matter the level of polys(both N-6 and N-3) in the diet, and is there a need to therefore reduce sat fat intake by increasing poly intake particularly if N-3 blood levels are acceptable. Thanks
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