Dietary Indiscretion and Statin Use
- Steak out. Johnson, Ian // New Scientist;7/16/2016, Vol. 231 Issue 3082, p18
The author comments on a new epidemiological study published in the journal "JAMA Internal Medicine" and discusses consumption of saturated fat as a health risk, use of poly- and monosaturated fats as substitutes and intake of Meditteranean-style rich diet.
- Beefless Burgers Deliver on Nutrition, Taste, Going Green. Upton, Julie; Plowe, Kelly // Environmental Nutrition;Sep2008, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p5
The article offers information on the importance of beefless burgers for a healthy diet in the U.S. The authors emphasize that an easy step for cutting back on saturated fat in a diet is by going meatless. Accordingly, eating meat-free burgers is green because it reduces carbon-footprint....
- Unhealthy diet. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Nov2008 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue s1, p128
The article offers information on the health risk of excessive sugar consumption, too much fat and less fruit and vegetables consumption. A study in Denmark was conducted to determine the impact of unhealthy diet on health. It is revealed that excessive intake of saturated fat and sugar reduce...
- Cherchez la fatty. Bagwell, Sheryle // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/16/2003, Vol. 121 Issue 6403, p82
This article presents author's experience in France. Six months after moving to France, she is standing in La Boutique Minceur, the section of central Lyon's main pharmacy dedicated to products designed to help one to lose weight. When the author's husband decided to move to Lyon, southern...
- Time for a better Deal. Davies, Sue // Grocer;11/9/2013, Vol. 236 Issue 8130, p25
The author presents insights on the British government's announcement of a saturated fat reduction pledge as part of the Responsibility Deal in 2013 which highlights its weakness in addressing obesity and diet-related disease.
- NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESSMENT AND DIETARY INTAKE OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PATIENTS. Chawla, Rattan Kaur; Arif, Muhammad // Journal of Agricultural & Biological Science;Feb2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p119
A study was designed to know the dietary management and to compare the actual intake of macronutrients with the recommended intake of the hospitalized cardiovascular disease patients at Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan. A sample of 101 CVD hospitalized patients was selected by using...
- It's what you do with the fat that matters! Bruce, Clinton R.; Febbraio, Mark A. // Nature Medicine;Oct2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p1137
The article presents information on some observations regarding the relations between obesity and diet. A study found that a diet, rich in saturated fatty acids can lead to high lipid levels in the liver, which is the organ that plays a major role in regulating blood glucose levels. It is also...
- Easy ways to eat right. // Good Housekeeping;Oct2005, Vol. 241 Issue 4, p86
Presents a guide to healthy diet and physical fitness. Benefits of eating fruits and vegetables; Importance of limiting the intake of saturated fats, cholesterol, sodium and sugary foods; Ideal duration of daily exercise.
- The impact of usual dietary patterns, selection of significant foods and cuisine choices on changing dietary fat under 'free living' conditions. Tapsell, Linda C; Hokman, Anita; Sebastiao, Ana; Denmeade, Sharyn; Martin, Gina; Calvert, G Dennis; Jenkins, Arthur B // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2004, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p86
Dietary guidelines for the general population and for the management of obesity, diabetes and heart disease suggest a reduction in dietary fat, and in particular dietary saturated fatty acids (SFA). In order to achieve the recommended levels, changes in food choice patterns are required. Foods...