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Saturated Fat?
Apr 25, 2006
... Unsaturated fats occur in vegetable oils, most nuts, olives, avocados...and in animal fats like cheese, whole milk, cream, butter, and regular ice cream. Did they avoid all that? (12 replies)
... ...It also has a high fiber content. Most of the foods that I have looked at that claim to lower cholesterol are very high in fiber. Since fiber has helped me, then I would say there's a good chance that avacados would help also. Rick (9 replies)
... half avocados a day for three weeks could lower your total cholesterol by more than eight percent without lowering your HDL cholesterol. ... (9 replies)

... I can not tell you how many avocados up in the tree but a good farmer should be able to look up in the trees and tell you how many avocados they have! ... (3 replies)
... I like avocados very much but find them tedious because they are seasonal and expensive. ... (3 replies)
... Before Mar 25,2006 I have not touch any avocado but I had rather eaten avocado than drinking olive oil daily. Since Mar 25, 2006 I have 2 avocados daily average and have not gainning any weight. ... (3 replies)
Mar 23, 2009
... t and weight are not considered overweight by the usual standards, but if you have a lot of soft stuff in the abdomen, it is possible that you have too much body fat there. ... (4 replies)
... There are lots of different opinions on this, but IMHO Ornish got it all wrong. The only bad fat is trans fat. And depriving your self of adequate fat screws up the lipid profile. All those carbs you replace the fat with increases triglycerides. And HDL comes down. ... (15 replies)
... Limit saturated fat. This is commonly found in beef and dairy fat, as well as coconut and palm oils. ... (5 replies)
May 19, 2004
... Monounsaturated fats are "good". Foods such as olives, olive oil, peanuts, other nuts, and avocados have monounsaturated fats in them. ... (8 replies)
... you only need to minimize saturated fat, e.g. the kind found in abundance in milk, butter, cheese, fatty cuts of beef and pork, etc. ... (8 replies)
... I have been exploring the differences between low fat and high fat diets as they apply to my personal diet. ... (19 replies)
... The USDA nutrient database for "avocados, all commercial varieties" says that 100g of avocado has 14.66g of fat, of which 2.126g (15%) is saturated, 9.799g (67%) is monounsaturated, and 1.816g (12%) is polyunsaturated (hmmm, they don't add up to 14.66g...). However, the amounts and percentages are slightly different for specific varieties (California, Florida) and for... (1 replies)
... Looks like you have most of the lifestyle stuff in order, and only the LDL may be a problem. You may want to look at the ATP-III guidelines in context with any possible risk factors you may have: The only lifestyle thing to consider is what kind of fats you are consuming. Trans-fats from hydrogenated oils tend to... (8 replies)
May 12, 2009
... The usual ways to try to lower LDL: * Avoid trans-fats from hydrogenated oils. * Avoid saturated fats from red meat fat, dairy fat, and coconut / palm oil. * Replace the above the unsaturated fats from fish and vegetable sources including nuts and avocados (no hydrogenated oils, no coconut / palm oil). * Lose excess body fat. Other things to consider: The usual... (1 replies)
... ressed before than I am now because I didn't know I had this problem. If anything, I am MORE stressed now knowing I have this problem. I really do believe that saturated fats have an impact. ... (12 replies)
... I just started a thread about my HDL going down some since I started Crestor, and *then* I saw this thread. In my post I make some non-specific references to recent changes to my diet, and yep, I have indeed been eating less avacado (e.g., eating less California-Roll sushi) and also using less olive oil. This is evidence that the HDL drop may have been related at least in... (19 replies)
Scared of statins
Aug 27, 2009
... The kind of fats consumed is important. Trans-fats from hydrogenated oils are the worst fats for your blood cholesterol levels (raise LDL and lower HDL). If you have high LDL, you also want to try cutting back on saturated fats common in red meat fat, dairy fat, and coconut / palm oil. On the other hand, unsaturated fats from nuts, avocados, fish, and non-hydrogenated... (11 replies)
New to this....
Jun 11, 2009
... Saturated fats, common in fat from red meat and dairy products, and coconut and palm oil, raise LDL. They also raise HDL a smaller amount, but the increase in LDL is greater in most people. ... (3 replies)
... To try to lower LDL levels: Avoid trans-fats from hydrogenated oils. These are common in processed foods and fast food restaurants. Limit saturated fats, which are common in fat from red meat, dairy products, and coconut / palm oil. Replace such fats with unsaturated fats, commonly found in nuts, vegetable oils (non-hydrogenated, not coconut / palm oil), avocados,... (9 replies)

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