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Supplements/Diet Ineffective for Cardiovascular Health? CRN Calls New Study “Wrongheaded”

A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that nutritional supplements and dietary interventions have little to no effect on cardiovascular health....

Bacterium May Help Moderate Progression of Pre-Diabetes, Suggests Study

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium—The bacterium Akkermansia muciniphila may be able to moderate the progression of pre-diabetes and reduce cholesterol levels, according to a study conducted by...

Soy Protein Shows Consistent Cholesterol-Lowering Effects, Study Suggests

A new meta-analysis pooled data from dozens of clinical trials spanning the last two decades—and found that soy protein has consistently shown cholesterol-lowering effects,...

Statins May Double Risk of Diabetes, New Research Suggests

Columbus, OH—Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of thousands of patients’ health records. A...

Vitamin D Deficiency in Childhood Associated with High Blood Pressure, Study Suggests

Baltimore, MD—Vitamin D deficiency from birth to early childhood is associated with an increased risk of elevated blood pressure in later childhood and adolescence,...

Study: Plant-Based Diets Can Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Kidney Disease

Two new studies offer even more evidence of the benefits of plant-based eating: Reduced risk of heart failure, and reduced risk of chronic kidney...

Thinking of Cheating on a Keto Diet? Think Again

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada—Taking a cheat day on a keto diet could be harmful, potentially leading to damaged blood vessels, suggests a new study...

Natreon’s Crominex3+ Receives Patent

New Brunswick, NJ—Crominex3+, a Natreon ingredient that according to the company provides cardiovascular health benefits, received a U.S. Patent, according to a press release. The...

Study: Grocery Store-Based Nutrition Education Improves Eating Habits

Grocery-store-based nutrition education can improve eating habits, according to a new study titled "Nutrition Counseling for Hypertension Within a Grocery Store: An Example of the Patient-Centered...

Showing the Heart Some Love

As the leading cause of death for both men and women, heart disease is alarming enough—and now, news linking the very treatments...

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