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AHA recommends 25-30% of calories from total fat and indicates type of fat is important.

January 1, 1957

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AHA
Heart Disease
Diet-Heart Hypothesis
Cholesterol
Fat

Dietary Fat Recommendations

1957:

• 25-30% of calories from total fat.

• “The possibility remains that the kind, rather than the amount of fat in the diet is responsible for atherosclerosis.”