Tag: heart disease

“Review suggests eating oats can lower cholesterol as measured by a variety of markers”

“Review suggests eating oats can lower cholesterol as measured by a variety of markers”

As this article points out, it is known that oats can lower cholesterol thus reducing your risk for cardiovascular disease. However, a new study has revealed that oats may do a better job of lowering cholesterol than was originally thought.

“How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat”

“How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat”

It has been uncovered that in the 1960s the sugar industry paid researchers to downplay the link between sugar and heart disease while shifting the blame on saturated fats. This is important news considering the sugar industry may have had a significant role in shaping today’s dietary recommendations. This article […]

Nutrition can be your defense against heart disease.

Nutrition can be your defense against heart disease.

Matters of the Heart: According to the American Heart Association one in every three deaths in the Unites States in 2013 resulted from heart disease. Heart disease can be minimized by managing your diet and lifestyle related risk factors  like obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes […]