Heart Disease

What’s Worse for Heart Disease? Saturated Fat or Sugar? New Study Tells
What’s Worse for Heart Disease? Saturated Fat or Sugar? New Study Tells
Just when you thought you had solved the problem of how to eat to avoid or lower your risk of heart disease by staying away from saturated fat – the "bad" kind in cheese, eggs, full-fat dairy, and red meat – a study comes along that adds a new villain to the heart-healthy diet war games: Added sugar. Now to be ...
New Study: To Lower Stroke Risk Choose Vegetable Fat Over Animal Fat
New Study: To Lower Stroke Risk Choose Vegetable Fat Over Animal Fat
New research that followed the eating habits of over 117,000 people for over 27 years just found that to lower your risk of having a stroke, you need to change the kind of fat you eat. In the study, people who ate the most vegetable and polyunsaturated fats were 12 percent less likely to have ischemic strokes in comparison to those who ate the least vegetable fat. Those people ...
How Much Healthy Fat Should You Eat? Less Than You Think. An Expert Explains
How Much Healthy Fat Should You Eat? Less Than You Think. An Expert Explains
Fat has been the dietary villain for decades. Starting in the 1940s, studies found a connection between high-fat diets and elevated cholesterol levels, which can lead to coronary blockages and heart disease. By the ’60s, a low-fat diet was recommended by physicians, and the government, health media, and general public started to find other things to add to their food, like sugar. Then...
Study: Eat Lignans, Hidden Health Hero, to Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Cancer
Study: Eat Lignans, Hidden Health Hero, to Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Cancer
A new study just released has found that a small but powerful plant compound called lignans can protect against cardiovascular disease, and there is other evidence that shows lignans may even protect against breast and prostate cancer. Here's everything to know about lignans, where to find them, and how to work them into your diet. ...
To Lose Belly Fat, Study Finds, Eat ‘Good Carbs’ for Smaller Waist Size
To Lose Belly Fat, Study Finds, Eat ‘Good Carbs’ for Smaller Waist Size
Everyone wants to know how to lose belly fat or what foods to eat to help shrink waist size. Now a new study has found that eating "good carbs" may help us do just that. According to research published in The Journal of Nutrition, eating three servings of whole grains a day has been linked to smaller waist sizes in middle-aged adults. The study also found that a ...
Plant-Centered Diet From 18-30 Lowers Heart Disease Risk 30 Years Later
Plant-Centered Diet From 18-30 Lowers Heart Disease Risk 30 Years Later
If you think that you can wait to start eating healthy and that Mother Nature forgives all our terrible habits of eating badly as a kid, teenager, or twentysomething, think again. A new study just emerged that showed eating a plant-based or plant-centric diet during young adulthood (aged 18 to 30) serves to lower your risk of heart disease decades later. ...

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