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Posts Tagged ‘reduced heart disease risk’

A systematic review of 33 controlled clinical trials shows that people may be able to lose weight, reduce their waist circumference, and lower their bad cholesterol levels just by choosing to eat low fat foods. This suggests that they do not even have to do any form of dieting to improve their health. The report comes in response to a need to update World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on total fat intake. The trials reviewed in the new study included more than 73,000 adults and children from Europe, North America and New Zealand, who had varying states of health. The […]

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Legume-Rich Diet Beneficial for Diabetes

A study recently published online in the Archives of Internal Medicine reports that increasing one’s consumption of legumes as part of a low-glycemic index diet may help improve blood sugar control in diabetic patients and may reduce their risk for heart disease. A low-glycemic index diet is one which includes low sugar and high fiber containing foods. David A. Jenkins, MD and colleagues at the University of Toronto conducted a trial involving 121 type 2 diabetes patients who were on medications for blood sugar control for at least 2 months. The participants were randomly assigned to consume either a low-glycemic […]

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