Unhealthy diets linked to more than 400,000 cardiovascular deaths

Date:
March 9, 2017
Source:
American Heart Association
Summary:
Eating a diet lacking in healthy foods and/or high in unhealthy foods was estimated to contribute to more than 400,000 deaths from heart and blood vessel diseases in the United States in 2015. Eating more nuts, vegetables, and whole grains, and less salt and trans fats, could save tens of thousands of lives in the US each year.

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La Vitamina D Puede Salvarlo de la Diabetes y la Demencia

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¿Conoce sus niveles de vitamina D? De no ser así, un simple análisis sanguíneo llamado 23(OH)D o 25-hidroxivitamina D, puede revelar sus niveles y darle una gran idea del su riesgo de enfermedades a futuro.

Los niveles bajos de vitamina D son conocidos por dañar sus huesos, haciendo que se vuelvan más delgados, frágiles, suaves o deformes. Pero la falta de vitamina D no sólo impacta en sus huesos. Va más allá de eso. Leer Más



Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

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range of diseases — from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer’s disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are linked to changes to genes in the brain. A new study by UCLA life scientists has found that hundreds of those genes can be damaged by fructose, a sugar that’s common in the Western diet, in a way that could lead to those diseases. Leer Más