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Study Challenges Risk Of Saturated Fats
2013-10-25 10:50:59

According to a new study, the cardiovascular risk of eating foods high in saturated fat has been overstated, and cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being overprescribed.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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