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Whole grains? Not a health food say these researchers

In the conclusion to their study examining the links between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and food consumption across 42 European countries, Pavel Grasgruber et al. make this bang-on-the-money statement about the propaganda surrounding so-called “heart healthy whole grains”: 229 more words


Breakfast Foods for Heart Health

Does eating breakfast help us lose weight?

For those who are facing high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and obesity there are multiple ways you can improve the health of your heart. 148 more words

Lifestyle Intervention

Intercontinental Hotel High Tea - Sydney CBD

Alex: Since starting our small little FFS empire, it’s safe to say we’ve had our fair share of high teas throughout the years. I’ve never really been one for tea, unless I’m comatose in bed from sickness…but champagne, coffee and sweets? 714 more words

Restaurant Reviews

New Statin Recommendations for Primary Prevention from USPSTF

USPSTF 2016 recommendations on statin use for primary prevention of CVD

Clinical Question:
What are the benefits and harms of statin treatment for dyslipidemia in adults 21 years and older? 175 more words

Family Medicine/Pearls

Decreased bone mineral density (BMD) leads to increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease

A study to optimise bone strength and reducing risk of fracture, while at the same time decreasing risk of cardiovascular disease was done by the following team: 1,808 more words


I Love Those CVD Diamonds!

I was looking lovingly at a  gorgeous diamond ring today – $90, 000 worth – and the store assistant asked if I’d like to try one on. 148 more words

Children Warn of Smoking Risks in Hard Hitting Campaign

A new PHE film shows children creating personal images and warnings about the damage smoking causes to convince smokers to stop.

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a campaign to highlight the damaging effect smoking has on the heart, as it is revealed that, in England, 45 people a day die of cardiovascular disease (CVD) caused by smoking. 555 more words