they suggest reduced intake of carbs rich foods high in sugar and starch in order to achieve healthy levels of insulin blood lipids and the good

They suggest reduced intake of carbs rich foods high

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-they suggest : reduced intake of carbs rich foods high in sugar and starch, in order to achieve healthy levels of insulin, blood lipids and the good cholesterol => this means reducing sugar, potatoes, pasta, rice, wheat flour, bread and embracing olive oil, nuts, butter, full fat cream, oily fish and fattier meat cuts-take-home message: statins do reduce the risk of heart disease in people at risk (why is questionable) ; we should stay away from refined carbs ; for fat : which can (stearic acid is saturated and doesn’t seem to have effects on heart disease, the balance between omega-3 and omega-6 seems to be critical…)Conclusion-17 theoretical daggers can be put in the artery : high insulin levels, low vitamin levels… => all have literature to back them up-Ancel Keysmight be right when he talked about the diet in Crete -> the Mediterranea diet is the right kind of fat in the diet-the Healthy Eating Platefrom Harvard is probably the right one -> based on studies, looked at intervention studies-their recommendation is : (see table)-people who came closest to eating according to these recommendations had lower risk : reduction in CVD by 30-40%, reduction in cancer 0-physical activity greatest in highest quintile of scores-we have to stop being neurotic about everything that we put in our mouth…-research studies keep coming-a study has shown that if we take a rabbit and caress it, we will lower the rabbit’s cholesterol and increase longevity !-« It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so » Mark Twain15
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  • Nutrition, Atherosclerosis, heart diseases

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