Tag: Fats

High carbohydrate intake has been associated with higher risk of total mortality

Cardiovascular disease is a global epidemic with 80% of the burden of disease in low-income and middle-income countries. Diet is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study is a… Continue Reading “High carbohydrate intake has been associated with higher risk of total mortality”

The FDA takes step to remove artificial trans fats in processed foods

The FDA takes step to remove artificial trans fats in processed foods Action expected to reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year   Based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today… Continue Reading “The FDA takes step to remove artificial trans fats in processed foods”