cholesterol-raising fatty acid

cholesterol-raising fatty acid

Cardiology A dietary fat that ↑ total and/or LDL-C Examples Lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, trans monosaturated fatty acids. See Cholesterol, Tropical oils.
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Cholesterol-raising fatty Cholesterol-raising fatty acids acids & dietary cholesterol & dietary cholesterol Limit intake of saturated fat <10% Limit intake of saturated fat of total calories consumed.
Sunflower oil contains less cholesterol-raising fatty acids (including saturated and trans fatty acids) than its counterparts, coconut and partially hydrogenated canola oils.

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