Cardiovascular disease

How the sugar industry suppressed scientific evidence of health risks associated with sugar

The sugar industry buried scientific research almost 50 years ago that pointed to negative health effects of sugar, ceasing funding the research when it reflected negatively on the industry’s interests, according to a new University of California San Francisco study. In a study to be published Nov. 21, 2017 in PLOS Biology, the authors said …

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Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies evaluating the association of saturated fat with cardiovascular disease

Mention “saturated fat” to anyone who’s health conscious, and generally it will conjure images of cardiovascular disease. However, in light of recent evidence, does this still holds true? This meta-analysis published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at twenty-one studies in order to summarize the evidence related to the association of dietary saturated …

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