Take note, Nina Teicholz: A new Harvard School of Public Health study in the Journal of American College of Cardiology again confirms that saturated fat—found mostly in meat and dairy products—increases heart disease risk. But the study finds that replacing saturated fat with vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and whole grains reduces the risk of heart disease.
Blog Archive for September 2015
Meat and dairy products are a major cause of climate change and a topic Pope Francis must address when he speaks before Congress this Thursday.
Since 99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s drugs that test successfully in animals fail in humans, many researchers are turning toward promising new human-based technologies.
Lowering your blood pressure below current guidelines may save your life. Maintaining a systolic blood pressure of 120 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg)—instead of the current guidelines for 140 mm Hg—could reduce risk of heart attack and cardiovascular death, according to newly released study results.