Study examines dietary fats’ impact on healthy, obese adults

Substituting foods low in saturated fat may not be as beneficial for high cholesterol and weight loss as previously thought, suggests a new study co-authored by assistant professor Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia.

Substituting foods low in saturated fat may not be as beneficial for high cholesterol and weight loss as previously thought, suggests a new study led by graduate research assistant Bridget A. Hannon, right. Co-authors included, from left, pre-doctoral fellow Sharon V. Thompson and Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia, who holds appointments in nutritional sciences, human development and family studies, and the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Read the article