Care for some eggs?

Care for some eggs?

After being demonized in the past, several studies appeared pointing to the fact that eggs were safe to consume. Now, a new report, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association from March 15, combining data from six earlier studies, found a 6 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease when the average number of eggs consumed per day went up by half an egg. The team from Northwestern University in the USA analyzed data pooled from six studies involving a total of 29.615 people followed up for a median of 17.5 years.

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The battle of the carbs

The battle of the carbs

For many years, doctors have recommended a diet based in low carbohydrate intake. Clinical trials have shown that it reverses diabetes, leads to weight loss, and improves most heart disease risk factors, all of which should logically lead to a longer life. However, a recent publication in Lancet Public Health, based on data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study made headlines around the world when it declared that a low-carb diet will shorten life.

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