Disease Information for Low fat diet

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diarrhea, chronic
Weight Loss
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
HDL (High density lipoprotein) (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Functional/physiologic (category)
PROCESS/Life style/habits problems (ex)
Definition

A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. Such a diet is used in control of HYPERLIPIDEMIA. (From Bondy et al, Metabolic Control and Disease, 8th ed, pp468-70; Dorland, 27th ed)

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