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: cardiovascular disease 


The role of saturated fat intake and food source of saturated fat on cardiovascular disease risk

: Scientific Basis for Dietary Guidance
: saturated fat, cardiovascular disease
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 (0)
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming less than 10% of total calories from saturated fat, due primarily to saturated fat’s role in increasing LDL cholesterol and thus increasing the risk for cardiovascular disease. However, recent research has called into to question the role saturated fat intake make have on ...

Dairy, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes risk

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, dairy
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 (0)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes are major public health concerns. Nearly one-third of American adults have some form of CVD (1) while approximately 11% of adults have diabetes (2). Together these diseases account for over $600 billion annually in health care costs in the United States (3,4). Thus, ...