Fats and Cholesterol

Cholesterol Chapter 9 Dietary Reference Intakes

National Academy of Sciences. Institute of Medicine. Food and Nutrition Board.


Dietary Fats: Total Fat and Fatty Acids, Chapter 8 Dietary Reference Intakes

National Academy of Sciences. Institute of Medicine. Food and Nutrition Board.


Dietary Fat and Cholesterol (PDF | 100 KB)

Oklahoma State University. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.


Dietary Fats and Fat Replacers

International Food Information Council Foundation.

View:

  • a backgrounder on fats and fat replacers,
  • reviews on fats and the nutritional impact of fat replacers,
  • articles on the functions of fat, omega-3 fatty acids, and low-fat foods, and
  • downloadable educational booklets/brochures.

Fat Intake Screener

NutritionQuest.


Dietary Fats

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


Face the Fats (PDF | 278 KB)

Center for Science in the Public Interest. Nutrition Action Healthletter.

Learn about the different types of fats as well as which fats are better for you and which foods contain each.


Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids (PDF | 659 KB)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Trans Fat Labeling

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.


Fats & Cholesterol -- Out with the Bad, In with the Good

Harvard University. Harvard School of Public Health.


American Heart Association graphic Meet the Fats

American Heart Association.

Use this animated educational campaign to help discuss the health effects and dietary sources of the various types of fats.