cardiovascular disease

Professor’s Criticism of Coconut Oil Goes Viral

Coconut oil is "one of the worst foods you can eat," said Harvard professor Karin Michels.

Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Events with Med Diet and EVOO or Nuts

A recently revised study suggested that a nutritious diet with healthy fat is more beneficial to the heart than a low-fat diet.
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Landmark Med Diet Study Corrected After Methods Are Questioned

After some misconducted clinical trials, the study was re-evaluated and the findings were reaffirmed by its authors

Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.
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Moderate Exercise, Mediterranean Diet Better at Reducing Fat Deposits

New research underscores the fact that a healthy weight involves more than body mass: it also includes how the fat is distributed within the body.

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increase Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

Researchers reviewed scientific investigation on the health effects of consuming sugary beverages and found the preponderance of the evidence implicated the drinks in increasing the likelihood of common medical conditions.
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Dark Chocolate With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Cardiovascular Risk Profile

Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.

Comparing the Lipid-Lowering Effect of EVOO and Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

Daily consumption of extra virgin olive oil improves cholesterol without the side effects associated with statins.