Obesity on the Rise in Millennials, Fueling Cancer

Obesity on the Rise in Millennials, Fueling Cancer

Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health, examined data on 12...
Butter Not Better

Butter Not Better

Have you been tempted to follow recent headlines suggesting that butter is better than polyunsaturated fat? Harvard researchers studied over 120,000 health professionals in the U.S. and found an 18% increase in heart disease risk in those who consumed the highest...
Small Steps to Big Changes

Small Steps to Big Changes

Confused over sugar vs. fat or exercise vs. diet? You are not alone! You might benefit from the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7” small steps to big change. Here it is: Manage Blood Pressure Control Cholesterol Reduce Blood Sugar...
Types of Dietary Fat and Mortality Rates

Types of Dietary Fat and Mortality Rates

Over 125,000 male and female health professionals free of CVD, cancer, and diabetes were followed for about 30 years. Saturated fat when replacing carbohydrates raised mortality rates by 8%. A high intake of trans fats was associated with a 13% increase in mortality....