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Don’t Fear The Fat:  Experts Question Saturated Fat Guidelines

Don’t Fear The Fat: Experts Question Saturated Fat Guidelines

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The link between heart disease and saturated fat that scientists have been drilling into us for 40 years is not as solid as many of us once thought. But don’t run out and gorge on bacon just yet.

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More Signs A Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Cardiovascular Ills

More Signs A Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Cardiovascular Ills

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study found that people on the diet, which is rich in nuts and olive oil, had a lower risk of developing peripheral artery disease than people on a low-fat diet. The research helps build the case that a Mediterranean diet can help prevent a wide range of cardiovascular diseases.

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FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply

FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The agency says trans fats, found in partially hydrogenated oils, raise the risk of heart disease. Even though food companies have drastically reduced their use of the oils, you can still find trans fat in microwavable popcorn, Crisco and all kinds of mass-produced baked goods.

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Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease

Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new study finds that men who routinely skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of having a heart attack or dying from coronary heart disease compared to men who ate breakfast.

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Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fresh research finds that men who ate vegetarian diets were less likely to die from heart disease and other heart conditions. But if you’re looking for the definitive study that might convince meat-lovers to become vegetarian, this may not be it.

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Salami Suicide: Processed Meats Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer

Salami Suicide: Processed Meats Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Love that bacon, but realize that porking up on processed meat ups the risk of cancer and heart disease. That’s the word from a big new study that tracked the eating habits of almost a half-million Europeans over 20 years.

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