Nutrition and heart health update

Along with all the red dresses and heart icons of February, American Heart Month, is some interesting news about heart health and diet. The single-minded obsession with cholesterol is turning out to be short-sighted.A new study from Denmark looked at the relationship between blood triglyceride levels and ischemic stroke, which occurs when blood flow in […]

Vitamin E – still not a miracle cure

Vitamin E was crowned with a major health halo back in the early 1970’s.  There was little evidence for that then, and there’s even less now.  A recent analysis of several vitamin E studies had good news and bad news.  The Good News: vitamin E is probably safe, particularly at doses below 400 IU/day.  The […]

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