Saturated and Unsaturated Fats And Oils: List of Referenced Studies on

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Below is the list of thirty studies on saturated and unsaturated fats referenced throughout our section on fats and oils, Healthy Cooking Oils.

1. Bakker N, Van’t Veer P: “Adipose fatty acids and cancers of the breast, prostate and colon: an ecological study.” – International Journal of Cancer – 1997

2. Biagi PL et al.: “Gamma-linolenic acid dietary supplementation can reverse the aging influence on the liver microsome delta 6-desaturase activity.” – Biochemistry & Biophysics 1991

3. Blackburn GL et al.: “A reevaluation of coconut oil’s effect on serum cholesterol and atherogenesis.” – The Journal of the Philippine Medical Association 1989

4. Bolton-Smith C. et al.: “Evidence for age-related differences in the fatty acid composition of human adipose tissue, independent of diet.” – Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1997

5. Clevidence BA et al.: “Plasma lipoprotein levels in humans consuming diets enriched in saturated, cis-, or trans-mono-unsaturated fatty acids.” – Arteriosclerosis, Thrombogenesis & Vascular Biology 1997

6. Engler MM et al.: “Dietary gamma-linolenic acid lowers blood pressure and alters aortic reactivity and cholesterol metabolism in hypertension.” Journal of Hypertension 1992

7. Enig MG: “Saturated and unsaturated fats: Diet, serum cholesterol and coronary heart disease, the Dietary Sense and Nonsense.” Janus Publishing, London, 1993

8. Enig MG: “Coconuts: In Support of Good Health in the 21st Century.” – Asian Pacific Coconut Community Study 1999

9. Enig MG: “Functional Foods For Health Promotion: Saturated and unsaturated fats – Physiologic Considerations.” – Experimental Biology 1999

10. Felton CV et al.: “Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and composition of human aortic plaques.” –Lancet 1994

11. Forman BM et al.: “Hypolipidemic drugs, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and eicosanoids are ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors alpha and delta.” – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 1997

12. Gerster H: “Can adults adequately convert alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) ALA to eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3) EPA and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3) DHA?” – International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research 1998

13. Gottesman S: “Saturated and unsaturated fats: Making Sense of Shortenings.” – Baking Buyer 1998

14. Guivernau M et al.: “Clinical and experimental study on the long-term effect of dietary gamma-linolenic acid on plasma lipids, platelet aggregation, thromboxane formation, and prostacyclin production.” – Prostaglandins & Essential Fatty Acids 1994

15. Hamazaki T et al.: “The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on aggression in young adults. A placebo-controlled double-blind study.” – Journal of Clinical Investigation 1996

16. Hornung B et al.: “Lauric acid in coconut oil inhibits the maturation of vesicular stomatitis virus.” – Journal of General Virology 1994

17. Horrobin DF: “Fatty acid metabolism in health and disease: the role of delta-6-desaturase.” – American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1993

18. Horrocks LA, Yeo YK: “Health benefits of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)” – Pharmacology Resources 1999

19. Jones PJH: “Regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis by diet in humans.” – American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1997

20. Khalilov EM et al.: “Omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in experimental atherosclerosis regression.” – EFAs & Eicosanoids 1997

21. Kohlmeier L et al.: “Adipose tissue, trans fatty acids and breast cancer.” – Cancer Epidemiology and Biomarkers 1997

22. Khosla P, Hayes KC: “Dietary trans-mono-unsaturated fatty acids negatively impact plasma lipids in humans: critical review of the evidence.” – Journal of the American College of Nutrition 1996

23. Mills DE et al.: “Dietary fatty acid supplementation improves stress reactivity and performance in man.” – Journal of Hypertension 1989

24. Nanji AA et al.: “Saturated and unsaturated fats: Dietary saturated fatty acids, a novel treatment for alcoholic liver disease.” – Gastroenterology 1995

25. Nelson GJ: “Dietary fat, trans fatty acids, and risk of coronary heart disease.” – Nutrition Reviews 1998

26. Pan DA et al.: “Skeletal muscle membrane lipid composition is related to adiposity and insulin action.” – Journal of Clinical Investigation 1995

27. Sawazaki S et al.: “The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on plasma catecholamine concentrations and glucose tolerance during long-lasting psychological stress: a double-blind placebo-controlled study.” – Journal of Nutrition (Tokyo) 1999

28. Storlien LH et al.: “Dietary fats and insulin action.” – Diabetologia 1996

29. Sugano M, Ikeda I: “Saturated and unsaturated fats – Metabolic interactions between essential and trans-fatty acids.” – Current Opinions in Lipidology 1996

30. Witcher KJ et al.: “Modulation of immune cell proliferation by glycerol monolaurate.” – Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology 1996

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