Red meat, which already has a bad reputation for its association with elevated risk of some cancers and other diseases, may have earned another demerit based on new research that links frequent consumption to high levels of a chemical associated with...
The question of whether butter, as a stand-in for saturated fat, “is back” and safe to eat in large amounts or not is a false and distracting dichotomy in the ongoing debate about how to improve health and prevent heart disease with diet, suggests an...
New research that demonstrates a clear association between eating whole grains and the reduced risk of chronic diseases supports the 2015 dietary guideline’s recommendation that Americans “shift” their diet by making at least half their grains whole grains.
Industrial trans fats, which the Grocery Manufacturers Association recently asked FDA to allow in small amounts in certain packaged foods, are associated with greater risk of death and coronary heart disease, according to a meta-analysis published Aug....
A new study in Open Heart suggesting the U.S. and U.K. never should have recommended limiting saturated fat to reduce the risk of heart disease is a “rehash” of previously examined data and does not prove the advice should be overturned, according to...
Advice to cut saturated fat has actually increased cardiovascular risk – and high fat dairy and red meat have been unfairly demonised, claims cardiologist Aseem Malhotra in the British Medical Journal.
Women who drink two or more sugary beverages a day may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart disease – regardless of body weight, according to new research due to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions on Wednesday.
Eating processed meat like bacon and sausages could significantly increase risk of heart disease and diabetes, while unprocessed red meat may not be as harmful as once thought, according to a new Harvard study.
There is a pile of evidence linking artificial trans fats with heart disease, so why is it still in our food? It’s time to get real and recognize that artificial trans fat is an adulterant with no place in the global food supply.
Every extra of fruit or vegetable consumed daily could cut the risk
of heart disease by four percent, says a meta-analysis of almost a
quarter of a million people, giving people even more reason to seek
out the nutrient-rich foods.
Eating a meal rich in saturated fats inhibits the activity of
so-called 'good' cholesterol to protect against inflammation, but a
meal rich in polyunsaturated fats boosts its action, says a study
The FDA has confirmed the qualified health claim linking whole
grain barley to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, which
could help raise awareness of the grain amongst heart
Overweight children kept on a "nutritious" diet and
encouraged to exercise during a two-week period showed a dramatic
reduction in cholesterol and insulin levels, according to a study
presented last week at the American...
New research published today reveals that consuming soy could have
a "severe" impact on a genetic heart condition that affects
one in 500 people, though the authors caution that the effect has
so far only been observed in...
One cannot envy the chief executive faced with a scientific study
that casts doubt over the efficacy or safety of his core product.
But avoiding a sales slump, media vilification and even charges of
fraud means squaring up to such...
Biopharmaceutical company Bionutrics has said it will carry out
clinical trials for its newly formulated dietary supplements
designed to address lipid metabolism and help maintain a normal
level of cholesterol.
The UN-backed health body today calls for consumers to use
prevention as a tool in the battle against heart disease, a move
that underlines opportunities for food and beverage makers
formulating products for heart health.