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Volume 21   •   Number 11  •  November 2018

The Importance of Unsaturated Fats

In decades past, “fat-free” was a popular health claim found on food packaging. Now, nutrition experts recommend increasing intake of unsaturated fats, which can lead to reduced risk of heart dis-ease, improved cognitive function, and lower incidence of depression. Unsaturated fats also are pivotal in controlling cholesterol, reducing joint pain associated …


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Editor-in-Chief
Orli R. Etingin, MD
Director, Iris Cantor Womenu2019s Health Center; Vice Chairman,
Department of Medicine;
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Group Director
Diane Muhlfeld
Executive Editor
Dawn Bialy
Associate Editors
Kate Brophy
Jay Roland
Contributors
Marsha McCulloch, RD
Marilynn Larkin
Editorial Support
Weill Cornell Public Affairs
Editorial Advisory Board

Cardiology
Erica Jones, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Christine L.u2008Frissora, M.D.
Ellen Scherl, M.D.

Gynecology
Margaret Polaneczky, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Shari Midoneck, M.D.

Nutrition
Louis Aronne, M.D.
Tanya Freirich, R.D.

Oncology
Anne Moore, M.D.
Linda Vahdat, M.D.

Physiatry
Elisabeth Lachmann, M.D.

Physical Therapy
Polly deMille, R.N.

Rheumatology
Lisa Sammaritano, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Lisa Callahan, M.D.
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