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Cardiology Management

Low-Carb Diet is Better Irrespective of Weight

2019 04 Jul

A new study published in JCI Insight confirms the belief that a high intake of carbohydrates is unhealthy, whether a person is trying to lose weight or not. A low-carb, high-fat diet improves the metabolic syndrome, whether our weight changes or not. Improvement in metabolic syndrome refers to a reduction in waist circumference, triglycerides,... Read more

Cardiology Management

CAD and Saturated Fat

2015 20 Feb

Since the 1960s, dietary guidelines have emphasised the reduction in the consumption of saturated fat for the prevention or treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). This is mainly because saturated fat increases the level of low-density lipoproteins cholesterol in the blood thus increasing the risk for CAD. Several studies have shown this association.... Read more