Research, all articles

Vitamin K intake and all-cause and cause specific mortality

Abstract Background & aims Vitamin K has been associated with various health outcomes, including non-fatal cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and cancer. However, little is known about the association between vitamin K intake and all-cause and cause specific mortality. This study aims to...

Dietary cholesterol, heart disease risk and cognitive dissonance

In the 1960s, the thesis that dietary cholesterol contributes to blood cholesterol and heart disease risk was a rational conclusion based on the available science at that time. Fifty years later the research evidence no longer supports this hypothesis yet changing the dietary...

The nutritional properties and health benefits of eggs

Purpose Advice about the role of eggs in the diet has changed several times over the decades. The aim of the current paper is to evaluate published evidence reporting associations between egg consumption, egg nutrients and health. Design/methodology/approach The scientific literature was...