We often hear that dietary fat is bad for us, that there are good fats and bad fats, and that the ratio of omega 3 to omega 6 fats in our diets is important. However, current research on the topic is more complex and nuanced. This episode addresses questions regarding how much fat Americans are consuming, what fat intake requirements and recommendations are and the current research on omega 6 polyunsaturated fats and health outcomes.
Tune in to this episode to learn about:
Omega 3 vs omega 6 fats and the ratio of 3:6 Metabolic syndrome, adipose distribution and adiponectin what NAFLD is and why it’s important to address this condition dietary fats and inflammation research on PUFAs and health the role of oxylipins in fat metabolism and health the different types of dietary fat and common food sources fatty acid intake requirements and recommendations essential fatty acids, linoleic and linolenic acid data on U.S. fat intake how different types of fat intake impacts health outcomes Full shownotes and resources at: https://soundbitesrd.com/218