American Heart Association

Cutting through the saturated fat – meats, butter and tropical oils still need limits

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Saturated fats found in butter, fatty meats and tropical oils raise LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, which contributes to heart disease, and they should be replaced with healthier options.

It seems a simple statement. But reaction to it – and the American Heart Association advisory issued last […]

Eating healthier fats could reduce heart disease deaths worldwide

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Eating healthier fats could save more than a million people internationally from dying from heart disease, and the types of diet changes needed differ greatly between countries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.

“Worldwide, policymakers are focused on reducing saturated […]

January 20th, 2016|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Eating healthier fats could reduce heart disease deaths worldwide

Study raises questions about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fats

 

A new study calls into question established wisdom on good and bad fats, but the American Heart Association stands by its guidelines that saturated fats can hurt your heart while polyunsaturated fats may help it.

The study, published in today’s Annals of Internal Medicine, concludes that there isn’t enough evidence […]

March 17th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Study raises questions about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fats