Omega-6 ‘Healthy Fat’ Advice Questioned

in 2013, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College
February 7th, 2013

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Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

New analysis of decades-old data surfaces unfavorable effects of the presumably healthy fat linoleic acid — the most prevalent polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid — reopening a door to discussion of conventional advice about the best fats for heart health…

Expert quote:

“Most dietary omega-6 fatty acids come from vegetable oils, including corn oil, safflower oil, soybean oil, and sunflower oil.”

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