Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-based Recommendations

The recommendation to limit dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake has persisted despite mounting evidence to the contrary. Most recent meta-analyses of randomized trials and observational studies found no beneficial effects of reducing SFA intake on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total mortality, and instead found protective effects against stroke. Although SFAs increase low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, …

Daily Mail Highlights Vitamin D Study

A preliminary study has found tentative evidence suggesting low levels of vitamin D may make it more likely an individual will die after contracting coronavirus. The research compared average levels of vitamin D across 20 European countries with COVID-19 infection rate and mortality. It revealed a convincing correlation where countries with low vitamin D levels …

A Low-Carb Strategy for Fighting the Pandemic’s Toll

Download a PDF version of this blog post Link to story as originally printed in the Wall Street Journal By Nina Teicholz  May 31, 2020 The coronavirus has added a brutal exclamation point to America’s pervasive ill health. Americans with obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other diet-related diseases are about three times more likely to suffer …

Vitamin D Determines Severity in Covid 19

Vitamin D Determines Severity in COVID-19: Researchers Urge Government to Change Advice Trinity College Dublin researchers point to changes in government advice in Wales, England and Scotland. Link to Original Article Further reading on this subject

CV & The Elephant In The Room – Sky News

Published on 22 Mar 2020 Dr. Aseem Malhotra on Sky News, with a timely and hard-hitting piece on what is not getting enough focus. The epidemic of modern chronic disease which hugely exacerbates the impact of this issue. Published by Ivor Cummins LINK: TRANSCRIPT PDF: THE REALITY IN THE UK: