Tag Archives: heart disease

Low-carb trumps low-fat for weight loss, heart health

Low-carbohydrate diets are better for losing weight and protecting the heart than low-fat diets, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study followed 148 obese participants who were randomly assigned to either … Continue reading

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39 Years and Counting: Bogalusa Heart Study Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

Gerald Berenson, MD, and his team at the Bogalusa Heart Study have been collecting health data about childhood heart disease risk factors and their lifetime implications for 39 years, making it the longest running biracial health study in the world. … Continue reading

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