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Heart Health
June 27, 2017

Heart Association Confirms: Soy Oil and Polyunsaturated Fats are Healthful

Saturated fat is (still) out and polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) is in, according to a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA). In a Presidential Advisory, the organization stated in…
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Choline and CVD Risk: A Relationship Worth Watching
Heart Health
June 2, 2017

Choline and CVD Risk: A Relationship Worth Watching

Elevated blood pressure and cholesterol levels are the two best recognized cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors that are known to be affected by diet. There may be many more of…
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Primary Prevention of Heart Disease: Diet or Drugs?
Heart Health
December 28, 2016

Primary Prevention of Heart Disease: Diet or Drugs?

Should statins be added to drinking water like fluoride?  Given the prevalence of heart disease, some experts have noted – mostly tongue in cheek – that Americans might benefit from…
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Fermented Soyfoods and Health: Are They Really Better for You Than Tofu and Soymilk?
Heart HealthNutrition
August 9, 2016

Fermented Soyfoods and Health: Are They Really Better for You Than Tofu and Soymilk?

Hundreds of studies published over the past 25 years have quantified soy intake among Asian populations using food frequency questionnaires and, to a lesser extent, dietary records. The research clearly…
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Cholesterol-lowering effects of soy protein: Historical and clinical perspective
Heart HealthNutrition
July 14, 2016

Cholesterol-lowering effects of soy protein: Historical and clinical perspective

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the first clinical study demonstrating the hypocholesterolemic effect of soy protein.  Although it was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,…
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