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Is all saturated fat the same?

It is one of the fats found in meat and the predominant saturated fat found in dark chocolate. ... I consider the evidence strong that palmitic and myristic acids, two of the commonly consumed saturated fats, are, indeed, potentially harmful,
January 2021

Is it time to reconsider the cholesterol hypothesis?

Is it time to reconsider the cholesterol hypothesis? This post is purposely controversial. ... Only statins show significant clinical benefits. Statins help patients after myocardial infarctions regardless of their initial cholesterol levels.
January 2021

QD: News Every Day--Adiposity, location of fat may influence diseases

Researchers then did imaging studies of visceral fat, subcutaneous fat, and lower-body fat. ... The relationship between abdominal fat and hypertension did not change when factoring in gender, age or race.
January 2021

Saturated fat: weighed, measured, and found wanting

It's not true that nutrition experts have focused only on saturated fat, while ignoring sugar. ... They examine the evidence linking saturated fat to elevations of blood lipids, notably LDL, and the evidence linking LDL to coronary disease.
January 2021

Big, fat, new meaning to 'Red State'

Big, fat, new meaning to 'Red State'. I have quipped wryly for years that the relentless rise in obesity rates would eventually exhaust Crayola's supply of colors. ... Silly, pseudo-debates put saturated fat and sugar head-to-head as if there is just one
January 2021

Cholesterol management becomes more complicated

This issue covers topics such as cholesterol management, wearable health care technology, and post-traumatic stress disorder after a life-threatening illness. ... Predicting risk for heart disease and deciding on cholesterol-lowering therapy for
November 2015

Cholesterol, unscrambled

Eggs, and cholesterol, have apparently always figured in the Homo sapiens diet, much more so than saturated fat, which is at quite low levels in the flesh of wild animals. ... This is the very mistake we seem inclined to make with saturated fat.
January 2021

Red yeast rice supplements for high cholesterol

Red yeast rice supplements for high cholesterol. People are always on the search for "natural" ways to stay healthy and reduce cholesterol. ... Chinese red yeast rice supplements have been touted as a natural, safer way to lower cholesterol compared to
January 2021

Mediterranean diet trumps low-fat diet for diabetes management

Mediterranean diet trumps low-fat diet for diabetes management. Researchers compared the effects of a Mediterranean-style diet versus a typical low-fat diet for diabetes management in one of the ... Researchers randomly assigned 215 patients to follow
January 2021

QD: News Every Day--Abdominal fat linked to heart disease, cancer

fat and a greater risk of heart disease and cancer than in individuals with a similar body mass index (BMI) who carry their fat in other areas of the body. ... Furthermore, markers of risk may provide insight into the biology linking body fat
January 2021

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