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A New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

2017 08 Apr

A high-fat diet is known to cause a condition known as hypertriglyceridaemia. New research from UCLA shows that antibodies, which attack people's own proteins, can also cause high levels of triglycerides in the blood. The "GPIHBP1 autoantibody syndrome" represents an important advance in understanding hypertriglyceridaemia.See Also: Cardiovascular Nutrition:... Read more

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Mediterranean Lifestyle Reduces Cardiovascular Disease

2015 29 Jul

According to a review article published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, a Mediterranean lifestyle characterised by a high intake of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs), fiber, legumes, dairy and fish along with moderate alcohol intake and better quality sleep can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular... Read more