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Yo-yo dieting tied to heart problems

Consistently high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels have long been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, but when these biomarkers fluctuate over time, as can happen with yoyo dieting, the negatives escalate. A huge study of 6.7 million people in the US, as reported in the journal Circulation, discovered that subjects with the most fluctuations in bodyweight, blood pr...
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Heart surgeon speaks out on what really causes heart disease

This persuasive text I found today from a link on the Idea Health & Fitness website is written by a US heart surgeon and was published in a journal called Prevent Disease in 2012. It supports the popular hypothesis that low-fat, high-processed-carbohydrate diets cause excess chronic inflammation in the body, which is what leads to heart disease, diabetes and strokes. Although the article i...
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