Dairy Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: Do We Really Need to Be Concerned?

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) remain a major cause of death and morbidity globally and diet plays a crucial role in the disease prevention and pathology. The negative perception of dairy fats stems from the effort to reduce dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake due to their association with increased cholesterol levels upon consumption and the increased […]

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High Dairy Fat Intake Related to Less Central Obesity

The objective of the study was to understand the associations between dairy fat intake and development of central obesity. The study was designed on a prospective population-based cohort study with two surveys 12 years apart. Nine municipalities selected from different parts of Sweden representing the rural areas in the country. 1782 men (farmers and non-farmers) aged […]

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Eggs Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk, Despite Conflicting Advice

Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds – despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world. University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up […]

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Effects of Dietary and Exercise Intervention on Weight Loss and Body Composition in Obese Postmenopausal Women

This study examined the effects of dietary and exercise interventions on weight loss and body composition in overweight/obese peri- and postmenopausal women. Medline, Central, Embase, and Google Scholar databases were searched for relevant trials conducted until December 31, 2016. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and prospective studies of overweight/obese peri- or postmenopausal women that examined the […]

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Consumption of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Body Composition and Blood Pressure

Despite the fact that extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely used in obese individuals to treat cardiovascular diseases, the role of EVOO on weight/fat reduction remains unclear. We investigated the effects of energy-restricted diet containing EVOO on body composition and metabolic disruptions related to obesity. This is a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial in […]

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Consumption of Honey, Sucrose, and High-Fructose Corn Syrup Produces Similar Metabolic Effects in Glucose-Tolerant and Intolerant Individuals

Public health recommendations call for a reduction in added sugars; however, controversy exists over whether all nutritive sweeteners produce similar metabolic effects. Objective: The objective was to compare the effects of the chronic consumption of 3 nutritive sweeteners [honey, sucrose, and high-fructose corn syrup containing 55% fructose (HFCS55)] on circulating glucose, insulin, lipids, and inflammatory markers; […]

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Woman Followed a Keto Diet and Lost 100 Pounds

Elena Juarez punched and food-prepped her way to losing 100 pounds. But her weight-loss journeykicked off with a serious health scare. On her own, Juarez started following a paleo-friendly diet challenge that included kickboxing That’s when she heard about the ketogenic diet. Six weeks later, she adopted the trendy high-fat, low-carb plan. One hundred lost pounds later, she credits going keto and sticking with kickboxing for […]

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Jennifer Lopez is on A Low-Carb Diet

Lopez has credited a low-carb diet, cardio exercise, and light weightlifting workouts for her stunning 50-pound weight loss after she gave birth to twins in 2008. JLo, who turns 49 in July, has successfully maintained her weight loss with a low-carb, high-protein diet and regular gym workouts. Inquisitr:  Jennifer Lopez Sizzles In ‘El Anillo’ Video: […]

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Long-Term Effects of a Ketogenic Diet in Obese Patients

Although various studies have examined the short-term effects of a ketogenic diet in reducing weight in obese patients, its long-term effects on various physical and biochemical parameters are not known. Objective is to determine the effects of a 24-week ketogenic diet (consisting of 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g/kg body weight protein, 20% saturated fat, and […]

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Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress

Highlights Early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) increases insulin sensitivity eTRF also improves β cell function and lowers blood pressure and oxidative stress eTRF lowers the desire to eat in the evening, which may facilitate weight loss Intermittent fasting can improve health even in the absence of weight loss Intermittent fasting (IF) improves cardiometabolic health; however, it […]

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