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- Website: Informed Health Online
- Resource type: Article
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Eat less saturated fats in your diet to help prevent heart disease. Eat less meat, butter, cheese and cream to improve your health long-term.
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high cholesterol, hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, saturated fat, dietary fat
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Rated on: 8/22/2018 10:41:14 AM
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