Changes in blood lipid concentrations associated with changes in intake of dietary saturated fat in the context of a healthy low-carbohydrate weight-loss diet: a secondary analysis of the Diet Intervention Examining The Factors Interacting with Treatment Success (DIETFITS) trial

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URL: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article-abstract/109/2/433/5289643

Journal: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Publication Date: 02/2019

Summary: Those on a low-carbohydrate weight-loss diet who increase their percentage intake of dietary saturated fat may improve their overall lipid profile provided they focus on a high-quality diet and lower their intakes of both calories and refined carbohydrates.

Key Takeaways

Replacing carbohydrates with high quality saturated fats when switching to a low-carbohydrate diet can improve overall blood lipids.

Swapping Carbs For Saturated Fat Improves Your Lipid Panel

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