Risk factors

Carbohydrates, not saturated fats, the key to CVD risk in women

An Australian study has shown carbohydrate intake may have a greater impact on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in women than saturated fats. The observational study assessed the effect of carbohydrate and saturated fat intake on CVD risk in 9,899 middle-aged Australian women, logging 1,199 CVD incidents and 470 deaths over 15 years. It found higher ...

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