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Cholesterol/CVD

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...

Eggs: A case for inclusion in dietary guidelines? 01/09/2014

The September 2014 issue of the British Nutrition Foundation’s Nutrition Bulletin included an article on a conference held at the Royal Society of Medicine entitled ‘Dietary guidelines: Scientific...

2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk 01/07/2014

A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Endorsed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation,...

Egg consumption and carotid atherosclerosis in the Northern Manhattan Study 30/04/2014

Abstract Background The evidence supporting recommendations to limit intake of cholesterol rich foods is inconclusive. We aimed to examine the association between egg consumption and carotid...

Dietary cholesterol, heart disease risk and cognitive dissonance 22/01/2014

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...

Egg intake and cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents: role of physical activity. The Helena study 23/07/2013

Introduction Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) represent the main cause of morbi-mortality in western countries. Serum cholesterol levels have been related to cardiovascular disease (CVD). Egg intake...

Egg consumption and coronary atherosclerotic burden 04/06/2013

Highlights We assessed the relationship between egg consumption and coronary atherosclerotic burden. We found that in patients undergoing coronary angiography the consumption of more than one egg a...

Regular consumption of eggs does not affect carotid plaque area or risk of acute myocardial infarction in Finnish men 01/03/2013

The research article recently published by Spence et al. [1] reported increased carotid plaque area in individuals consuming 3 or more eggs per week. Based on their findings, the authors suggested...

Whole egg consumption improves lipoprotein profiles and insulin sensitivity to a greater extent than yolk-free egg substitute in individuals with metabolic syndrome 18/12/2012

Objective We investigated if daily egg feeding, along with carbohydrate restriction, would alter lipoprotein metabolism and influence atherogenic lipoprotein profiles and insulin resistance in men...