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When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both

A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition sparked interest when it reported that red and white meat have a similar effect on low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol, which is associated with increased heart disease risk. You may conclude, “Well, if chicken is just as bad for my cholesterol as red… Read More »

Higher Vitamin D Levels Could Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Other research has revealed an association between vitamin D levels and risk of multiple sclerosis, but this study looked at individuals who have just had the 1st symptoms of multiple sclerosis and without even been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis yet. Other research has investigated individuals who have already got multiple sclerosis, and then it’s difficult… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »