Journalist Shirin Danielpour Yadegar created LA Mom Magazine, an online community, to empower moms in the decisions they make for their families, including their health. She posts articles by various experts on issues moms face daily. Those include this article by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, explaining details about the published study that found that high carbs, not dietary fat, are associated with an increase in heart disease risk factors.
Women’s World magazine drew readers’ attention to the published study in Scientific Reports that found eating fat had little to no impact on heart health. Instead, a high-carb diet was associated with increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease
This may be the first time that healthy cooking oil appears on many people’s New Year’s resolution lists. The more we learn about how fats behave in our bodies, the more sense it makes to use the one that has the attention of health researchers around the world. Next year, instead of reaching for vegetable oils (soy, canola, corn) that may contribute to unhealthy inflammation, grab Malaysian palm fruit oil instead. Here are a few health reasons for stocking up.
Heart attacks are more common in the winter. And, as this Sirius Satellite radio host pointed out, a new study found that a high-carb diet may be worse for your heart than a diet high in fats. Guest Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, informed the show’s 200,000 listeners about the Malaysian diet and population study, and revealed his tips for using the study as a guideline for heart-healthy holiday eating.
After reading a Hindu BusinessLine article blasting palm oil and riddled with myths, Peter Pressman, MD, MS, FACN authored an in-depth rebuttal to set the record straight. The editors of Free Malaysia Today immediately saw the educational value of printing Pressman’s article, which is based in part on his own scientific research and his first-hand experience on Malaysia’s oil palm plantations.