Does Saturated Fat Cause Heart Disease?

Current research does not support the widely accepted conclusion that saturated fat causes heart disease. This hypothesis has its roots in research initially published in the 1960s by Ancel Keys, PhD. His Seven Countries Study compared death rates from cardiovascular disease (CVD) to total and saturated fat intake in seven countries and found countries with Read more about Does Saturated Fat Cause Heart Disease?[…]

Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Interesting article I found on pubmed: Impact of Dietary Polyphenols on Carbohydrate Metabolism “Polyphenols, including flavonoids, phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins and resveratrol, are a large and heterogeneous group of phytochemicals in plant-based foods, such as tea, coffee, wine, cocoa, cereal grains, soy, fruits and berries. Growing evidence indicates that various dietary polyphenols may influence carbohydrate metabolism Read more about Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism[…]