Saturday, July 14, 2018

LDL quality is a novel, modifiable cardiovascular risk marker

The presence of sticky, aggregation-prone LDL in circulation is an independent predictor of cardiovascular death. This novel finding indicates that in addition to LDL-cholesterol levels, the quality of the cholesterol-carrying LDL particles also needs to be considered when estimating the cardiovascular risk of a person, say the researchers.

from Diet and Weight Loss News -- ScienceDaily

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Obesity alone does not increase risk of death

Researchers have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality. The results of this study could impact how we think about obesity and health.

from Diet and Weight Loss News -- ScienceDaily

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New research could banish guilty feeling for consuming whole dairy products

Enjoying full-fat milk, yogurt, cheese and butter is unlikely to send people to an early grave, according to new research.

from Diet and Weight Loss News -- ScienceDaily

Most black adults have high blood pressure before age 55

Approximately 75 percent of black men and women develop high blood pressure by age 55 compared to 55 percent of white men and 40 percent of white women of the same age. Both black and white study participants who ate a DASH-style diet had a reduced risk of developing high blood pressure.

from Diet and Weight Loss News -- ScienceDaily

How a Mediterranean diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis

Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis -- according to new research. New findings show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.

from Diet and Weight Loss News -- ScienceDaily

One-Day Chronic Pain Symposium in Boston To Feature Researchers and Patients

I want to alert you to an exciting 1-day research symposium on chronic pain organized by the NCCIH Pain Working Group.

from News Feeds

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help protect you and your family from foodborne illness.

from News Feeds