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Global PURE Study on High-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Points to Poor Outcomes

The long awaited PURE study is out and the results will put the supporters of diets low in all types of fats into a carbohydrate-fueled tailspin. According to the large cohort Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, higher fat diets that include both saturated and unsaturated fats are associated with (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Secret to […]

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Promising Study on Selenium and CoQ10 for Cardio Health & Reduced Inflammation

In an epidemiological study in a rural municipality in Sweden that started in 1998, all participants in the age between 70–80 were invited to participate in the intervention study with selenium and coenzyme Q10. 443 accepted participation in the study. The study is an evaluated changes in expression of microRNAs as (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Secret to Heart Health is Deep in the Amazon

The fountain of youth for heart health isn’t a fountain at all. It’s deep within the Bolivian Amazon. A new study in Lancet shows the Tsimane people – a forager-horticulturalist population – are five times less likely to suffer from coronary atherosclerosis than Americans. The study presented at the American (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Global PURE […]

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Case Study: Nutrigenomics and Heart Disease

Have you considered how nutrigenomics and heart disease might be what you need for ideal integrative cardio care? In this podcast from This Week in America with Ric Bratton, Bobbi Kline MD, board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, nutrigenomics expert and co-founder of Genoma International, discusses how nutrigenomics can play a role in uncovering (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Ending the […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: Advances in dietary alpha-linolenic acid

The December 2014 issue of Fats of Life highlighted the results from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a large prospective cohort study of elderly Americans. In that study, the association of linoleic acid with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular causes of death in elderly people was reported. Significant associations were shown to exist in elderly people between a […]

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Chronic Inflammation and the Western Diet

Chronic inflammation is the 21st century’s leading health epidemic. It is the single common factor that contributes to the development and progression of chronic illnesses, many of which can be caused and modified by diet. As seen in this commentary by John Neustadt, ND, pathologies once viewed as unrelated are (more…) RELATED ARTICLES TOP READ: […]

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Seven Amino Acids Lower Blood Pressure Equal to Lifestyle Changes

Loading up on beans, lentils, spinach and broccoli could do as much to reduce blood pressure as lifestyle changes. And, the amino acids in meat, fish and dairy could be a good way to reduce arterial stiffness. Research published in the Journal of Nutrition, from the University of East Anglia (UEA), shows seven specific amino […]

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