Research Suggests Whole Diet Far Better for Heart Than Low-Fat Variant

by Kathy Jones on  February 9, 2014 at 4:43 PM Diet & Nutrition News
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A whole diet which focuses on increased intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish, has more evidence for reducing cardiovascular risk than strategies that focus exclusively on reduced dietary fat, a new study has revealed.
 Research Suggests Whole Diet Far Better for Heart Than Low-Fat Variant
Research Suggests Whole Diet Far Better for Heart Than Low-Fat Variant
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Investigators found that participants directed to adopt a whole diet approach instead of limiting fat intake had a greater reduction in cardiovascular death and non-fatal myocardial infarction.

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This new study explains that while strictly low-fat diets have the ability to lower cholesterol, they are not as conclusive in reducing cardiac deaths.

The study was published in The American Journal of Medicine.

Source: ANI
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