Healthy Heart

Trans Fats on the Decline

We may be winning the battle against trans fats, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Spin Common in Study Coverage

Putting an overly positive spin on study results starts with the summary of

More Veggies, Less Meat Good for Your Heart

You dont have to become a vegetarian to protect your heart, but recent results from a large study in the UK suggest that eating more like a vegetarian could help.

Extra Vitamin E Found Safe Yet Ineffective; Debate Goes On

The good news from a new pooled analysis of 57 studies is that, despite some red flags from previous research, vitamin E supplements are safe and dont increase the risk of death. But neither do the once-highly touted supplements help you live longer, the review reports, despite hopes their antioxidant effects might fight chronic disease. Calling their meta-analysis the largest and most inclusive to date, scientists concluded in Current Aging Science that vitamin E supplementation cannot be endorsed as a means of reducing mortality