42. EVOO: Is It The Perfect Fat For PKD?

You may have heard that Olive Oil is beneficial for your overall health and heart. But does it hold up as a good choice for those managing Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)? Join the PKD Dietitian and delve into the science behind Extra Virgin Olive Oil and its impact on your heart health.  Plus, learn what Perks For PKD this "liquid gold" contains Stick around to the end for tips on buying a good EVOO, how much is connected with improved heart health, and if this is a food to add to your plate for Polycystic Kidney Disease Health.





  1. Dietary Polyphenols in the Prevention of Stroke
  2. Extra virgin olive oil improves HDL lipid fraction but not HDL-mediated cholesterol efflux capacity: a double-blind, randomized, controlled, cross-over study (OLIVAUS)
  3. Current Understanding of the Relationship of HDL Composition, Structure, and Function to Their Cardioprotective Properties in Chronic Kidney Disease
  4. Low HDL cholesterol as a predictor of chronic kidney disease progression: a cross-classification approach and matched cohort analysis 
  5. Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein
  6. Olive oil consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
  7. Antioxidative activity of high-density lipoprotein (HDL): Mechanistic insights into potential clinical benefit


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