Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

Publication Date: July 1, 2018
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


Dietary guidelines for all patients with FCS

1: Adopt a very-low-fat diet by either:

  • consuming less than 15 to 20 g of fat per day or
  • restricting total dietary fat to less than 10% to 15% of total daily caloric intake or
  • individualizing fat restrictions to meet the daily essential fatty acid (EFA) needs of 2% to 4% daily caloric intake of a-linolenic acid (ALA) and linoleic acid (LA).



Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

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