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Cholesterol/CVD

Cholesterol and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. 15/07/2015

Abstract The objective of the present study was to conduct the first systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies investigating the associations between total cholesterol (TC), HDL-...

Dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis 24/06/2015

Background: Dietary cholesterol has been suggested to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which has led to US recommendations to reduce cholesterol intake. Objective: The authors...

Influence of resistance training combined with daily consumption of an egg-based or bagel-based breakfast on risk factors for chronic diseases in healthy untrained individuals. 18/03/2015

Clayton ZS1, Scholar KR, Shelechi M, Hernandez LM, Barber AM, Petrisko YJ, Hooshmand S, Kern M, J Am Coll Nutr. 2015;34(2):113-9. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2014.946622. Epub 2015 Mar 18. OBJECTIVE: Egg...

US guideline may drop cholesterol limits but keep link between dietary saturated fats and trans fats and heart disease 18/02/2015

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h835 (Published 18 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h835 A draft version of a document due out later this year may no longer warn consumers...

The effect of a high-egg diet on cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes and Egg (DIABEGG) study—a 3-mo randomized controlled trial 11/02/2015

Background Previously published research that examined the effects of high egg consumption in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) produced conflicting results leading to recommendations to limit egg...

Effects of egg ingestion on endothelial function in adults with coronary artery disease: A randomized, controlled, crossover trial 15/01/2015

Background Prevailing recommendations call for restricting intake of dietary cholesterol and eggs for those at risk of heart disease, despite accumulating evidence challenging this association. Our...

Differing Statistical Approaches Affect the Relation between Egg Consumption, Adiposity, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults 03/12/2014

Nicklas TA, O'Neil CE, Fulgoni, VL, J Nutr. 2015 Jan;145(1):170S-6S. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.194068. Epub 2014 Dec 3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25527676 Abstract Background: Associations between...

Daily egg consumption does not promote adverse effects on heart disease risk factors in resistance trained adults 01/12/2014

Abstract Eggs are often perceived negatively by consumers, as well as practitioners, due to their high cholesterol content (186 mg per large egg). Common recommendations are to limit cholesterol...

Diets Higher in Protein Predict Lower High Blood Pressure Risk in Framingham Offspring Study Adults 20/11/2014

Background Short-term clinical trials suggest that dietary protein lowers blood pressure (BP); however, long-term effects of total, animal, and plant proteins are less clear. Our goal was to evaluate...

Dietary protein intake and coronary heart disease in a large community based cohort: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study 01/10/2014

Abstract Background Prospective data examining the relationship between dietary protein intake and incident coronary heart disease (CHD) are inconclusive. Most evidence is derived from homogenous...