Vegetable Oils

In this era, when big industry exerts enormous influence over the media, and nutritional and treatment guidelines are issued by professional societies in favor of industry, we seem to have largely lost our way in the promotion of human health. However, despite the pressures from current industrial and socioeconomic structures, many scientists in medical and nutritional fields working in evidence-based research have begun to raise their voices and we join them in unison because the impact of increasing the intake of some vegetable oils on human nutrition seems to be much more severe than what we previously thought. [See]

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Khosla I, Khosla1 GC. Saturated fats and cardiovascular disease risk: A review. J Clin Prev Cardiol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Nov 22];6:56-9. Available from:

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