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What does SAFA stand for?

SAFA stands for Saturated Fatty Acid

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The associations of plasma A[beta]40 and A[beta]342 levels and dietary intake of 10 nutrients were examined, including saturated fatty acid, monounsatu-rated fatty acid, omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA), omega 6 PUFA, vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin B12, folate and vitamin D.
Dietary patterns were calculated based upon variations in seven possible nutrients related to AD vitamin E, folate, omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin B12, monounsaturated fatty acids, and saturated fatty acids.
To investigate how increasing carbohydrate intake while reducing saturated fatty acid intake affected the heart, the researchers looked at 53,644 men and women from Denmark who had never suffered heart attacks.