High-sugar diets raise heart disease risk in healthy people

If you had read Sugar Crush you would have already know this.

A groundbreaking study has found that just 3 months on a high-sugar diet alters fat metabolism in such a way that it may cause even healthy people to raise their risk of heart disease.

The study suggests that the liver deals with fat differently on a high-sugar diet than it does on a low-sugar diet.

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‘Fat but fit’ a gross exaggeration, says new study

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Medical research has previously suggested that obesity can have little impact on a person’s chances of contracting various harmful diseases if they are otherwise medically healthy. However, the latest research, which tracked obese but “metabolically healthy” people, found that they continued to be at higher risk of developing diabetes and heart-related diseases later in life.

Dr Rishi Caleyachetty, who led the research, said the new research indicates that health professionals need to change their approach to obesity cases.”This is the largest prospective study of the association between metabolically health obesity and cardiovascular disease events.

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Debunking the Cholesterol “Science” and Unveiling the Truth

The Mercola website is always a good read, chock full of good information. This article helps clear up the confusion about cholesterol, massive assumptions and misunderstandings that started 100 years ago and have served to make the pharmaceutical industry very rich indeed, with the over prescription of statin drugs.

Read the article: The Cholesterol Myths that May be Harming Your Health

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