Components of heart healthy diet may differ from what was previously thought Print
Written by European Society of Cardiology (ESC) via MedicalXpress   
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:54
The foods that make up a heart healthy diet for people worldwide may differ from what was previously thought, according to late breaking results from the observational Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological (PURE) study presented today <8.28.18> in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018 and simultaneously published in the Lancet. The results suggest that we should limit the amount of refined carbohydrates we eat and that dairy foods and unprocessed meat can be included as part of a healthy diet.
"People who consumed a diet emphasising fruit, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, dairy products, and meat had the lowest risks of cardiovascular disease and early death," said Co-principal Investigator Dr. Andrew Mente, of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. "Regarding meat, we found that unprocessed meat is associated with benefit."
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