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Thursday, February 22, 2018
ALZHEIMER’S & DIET
People with the highest percent fat intake were 44% less likely to have dementia
The one-fourth of people with the highest percent intake of fat (37% of calories) were 44% less likely to have mild cognitive impairment or dementia compare to the one-fourth of people with the lowest percent fat intake (25% of calories) according to a study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
“A dietary pattern with relatively high caloric intake from carbohydrates and low caloric intake from fat and proteins may increase the risk of [mild cognitive impairment] or dementia in elderly persons,” the authors of the study concluded.Read the entire article | Email this article
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Fat intake is not associated with prostate cancer
Fat intake is not associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer according to a 2015 review of the research.
Saturated fat intake was not.
Polyunsaturated fat was not.
Monounsaturated fat was not.
And total fat intake was not.
The same was true for advanced stage prostate cancer (with slightly different relative risks than those shown below).
“Current published cohort studies suggest no association between total fat, saturated fat, or unsaturated fat intake and the risk for [prostate cancer],” the authors of the paper concluded.Read the entire article | Email this article
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
TRANS FATS, CANCER AND HEART DISEASE
The increase in trans fats paralleled the increase in cancer and heart disease notes Mary Enig, PhD
"But most of the trans isomers in modern hydrogenated fats are new to the human physiology and by the early 1970's a number of researchers had expressed concern about their presence in the American diet, noting that their increasing use had paralleled the increase in both heart disease and cancer," they note. Read the entire article | Email this article
Friday, August 29, 2014
One serving of unprocessed red meat per day associated with 18% greater risk of death from CVD
Friday, November 08, 2013
More people die on ‘Prudent Diet’ than control diet, 26 vs 6, Michael Eades, MD
In this video clip, Michael Eades, MD, author of Protein Power and other low carb books, tells about the Anti-Coronary Club Trial that was done in the In this trial which was launched in the late-1950’s men were assigned to eat a Prudent Diet group which reduced saturated fat and increased polyunsaturated fat and reduced overall fat intake and compared the number of heart attacks and deaths to a control group.
In this trial, men were assigned to eat a Prudent Diet which reduced saturated fat and increased polyunsaturated fat and reduced overall fat intake, and compared the number of heart attacks and deaths to a group of men in the control group who were not asked to change their diet.
After some period of time there were
26 total deaths in the Prudent Diet group
6 total deaths in the control group.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
TRANS FATS AND THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA)
The American Heart Association convinced to remove information about trans fats notes Mary Enig, PhD
Lipid biochemist, Mary Enig, PhD, and journalist, Sally Fallon Morell write about this in a wonderful, eye-opening article about fats and heart disease titled The Oiling of America. Read the entire article | Email this article
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
‘The idea that saturated fats cause heart disease is completely wrong’ says biochemist Mary Enig
[This is part of an article written by Uffe Ravnskov, MD PhD, and is an excerpt from his book The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease.]
[Note: The book Fat and Cholesterol are Good for You is a shortened, simplified and updated version of Dr. Ravnskov's first book, "The Cholesterol Myths".] Read the entire article | Email this article
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
LOW CALORIE VS LOW FAT
Low-calorie diet causes twice as much weight loss as low-fat: 24.6 lbs vs 13.4 lbs in 6 months
Those assigned to the low-caloried diet lost an average of 24.6 lbs after six months versus 13.4 lbs for those assigned to the fat-restricted diet. Read the entire article | Email this article
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
STRESS & FRUCTOSE
Stress and high-fat, high-sugar diet decreases stimulation of fat-burning adrenaline receptors
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Men who get less than 30% of calories from fat weigh 10-12 lbs less than those getting 40% or more
Women who get less than 30% of calories from fat weigh 9-11 lbs less than those getting 40% or more
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