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Cardiology Management

Ultra-processed foods and all-cause mortality

2019 05 Jun

One of the major drivers of chronic disease is nutrition. Clinical evidence clearly proves that dietary habits can have a significant influence on our cardiometabolic health and could lead to Type 2 diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. In addition, a poor quality diet also increases the overall economic burden on healthcare. In fact, studies have... Read more

Cardiology Management

Excess fat disrupts heart cell's energy system

2018 09 Jan

A new study published in Circulation Research finds that excess fat in the heart, a common feature in diabetes and obesity, can harm the cells’ ability to produce energy. As a result, people with diabetes may have two- to five-fold increased risk of heart failure, researchers explain. Just like a combustion engine burning fuel to power the pistons,... Read more