Cottonseed oil linked with rapid drops in triglycerides and cholesterol

Cottonseed oil linked with rapid drops in triglycerides and cholesterol

Cottonseed oil linked with rapid drops in triglycerides and cholesterol

Participants showed an average decrease of 8 percent in total cholesterol on the cottonseed oil diet, along with a 15 percent decrease in low-density lipoprotein, or LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) and a 30 percent decrease in triglycerides. (5 days)

Kristine R.Polley, Natalie J.Oswell, Ronald B.Pegg, Chad M.Paton, Jamie A.Cooper, A 5-day high-fat diet rich in cottonseed oil improves cholesterol profiles and triglycerides compared to olive oil in healthy men, Nutrition Research (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.nutres.2018.09.001

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death

Researchers discovered that the risk of premature death was 43% lower in the group with the highest level of Omega-6, when compared to the group with the lowest level.

Serum n–6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of death: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 107, Issue 3, 1 March 2018, Pages 427–435, DOI:10.1093/ajcn/nqx063