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Latest Saturated fat and cardiovascular disease controversy Stories

cholesterol
2015-02-12 16:20:31

The top nutrition advisory panel in the US is reportedly preparing to drop warnings against eating cholesterol-rich foods such as eggs and seafood – warnings that have been in place for nearly four decades, but may no longer be considered necessary by experts.

heart attack
2014-09-24 03:00:37

Following a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight and diet, exercise, not smoking and moderating alcohol intake, could prevent four out of five coronary events in men, according to a new study publishing Sept. 22 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

saturated fat and genetic obesity risk
2014-06-05 05:33:09

A new study from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University reveals that limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic makeup increases their chance of being obese.

2014-04-28 12:31:16

Data Also Shows Snacking Away From Home Contributes Extra Calories SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specific foods consumed by young children are leading to excessive intake of saturated

Beans Help Reduce LDL Cholesterol And Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
2014-04-08 05:21:34

One serving of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils per day can significantly reduce a person’s so-called bad cholesterol and lower his or her risk of cardiovascular disease.

2013-10-02 12:06:51

The findings stress the important role of higher BMI in the increasing rates of death from cardiovascular disease in Asia, which could be managed by policy and prevention strategies, say the authors.

2013-07-24 23:03:02

Physicians Group and International Panel of Brain Researchers Urge Clinicians to Use Precautionary Principle in Practice: Engage Patients, Change Habits, Make Nutrition the Mainstream.

2013-07-03 14:56:32

A good night's sleep can increase the benefit of exercise, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption and non-smoking in their protection against cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Stroke Risk
2013-02-25 19:15:30

A new study has found specific diets, not just counting calories, can be just as effective when it comes to cutting the risk of stroke.

Middle-Age And Healthy? Live 14 Years Longer
2012-11-06 07:59:37

It is generally understood that when you conform to a healthy lifestyle you are increasing your chances of living longer, and a new study has shown just that.


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