(My Notes: Sometimes you can drive yourself crazy looking at a bunch of studies where one says “yes” and the other says “no”. Large meta-analysis like this have strengths and weakness but sometimes it’s nice to see a large summary.
Beneficial effects of a Paleolithic diet on cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: a randomized cross-over pilot study.
Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2009 Jul 16;8:35. Jönsson T, Granfeldt Y, Ahrén B, Branell UC, Pålsson G, Hansson A, Söderström M, Lindeberg S. Source Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University, Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden. Tommy.Jonsson@med.lu.se Abstract BACKGROUND: Our aim was
A Palaeolithic diet improves glucose tolerance more than a Mediterranean-like diet in individuals with ischaemic heart disease.
Diabetologia. 2007 Sep;50(9):1795-807. Epub 2007 Jun 22. Lindeberg S, Jönsson T, Granfeldt Y, Borgstrand E, Soffman J, Sjöström K, Ahrén B. Source Department of Medicine, Hs 32, University of Lund, SE-221 85, Lund, Sweden. email@example.com Abstract AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: Most studies of
Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN diets for change in weight and related risk factors among overweight premenopausal women: the A TO Z Weight Loss Study: a randomized trial.
JAMA. 2007 Mar 7;297(9):969-77. Gardner CD, Kiazand A, Alhassan S, Kim S, Stafford RS, Balise RR, Kraemer HC, King AC. Source Stanford Prevention Research Center and the Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, Calif, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract CONTEXT: Popular
Lipid levels in patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease: an analysis of 136,905 hospitalizations in Get With The Guidelines.
(My Notes: Bottom line, in patients presenting with their first heart attack….HALF had LDL-C cholesterol levels < 100. Makes you kinda question chasing a number in lieu of treating the whole patient. Need to determine the true risk factors to
Am J Clin Nutr November 2004 vol. 80 no. 5 1175-1184 Dariush Mozaffarian, Eric B Rimm, and David M Herrington Dietary fats, carbohydrate, and progression of coronary atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women — Mozaffarian et al. 80 (5): 1175 — American Journal of Clinical Nutrition © 2004
Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial.
(Two huge studies, almost ten years old, yet rarely talked about.) JAMA. 2006 Feb 8;295(6):655-66. Howard BV, Van Horn L, Hsia J, et al OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that a dietary intervention, intended to be low in
Lipids. 2009 Apr;44(4):297-309. Volek JS, Phinney SD, Forsythe CE, Quann EE, Wood RJ, Puglisi MJ, Kraemer WJ, Bibus DM, Fernandez ML, Feinman RD. Source Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1110, USA. email@example.com
Red and Processed Meat Consumption and Risk of Incident Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes Mellitus A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Circulation. 2010;121:2271-2283; originally published online May 17, 2010 Renata Micha, RD, PhD; Sarah K. Wallace, BA; Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH Background—Meat consumption is inconsistently associated with development of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and diabetes mellitus, limiting quantitative recommendations for consumption
(Commentary: The condition’s rise is tied to the obesity epidemic—about 40% of obese children have it—but isn’t caused solely by being overweight. The disease appears to be growing among normal-weight children too, experts say.) (see this aside for a strong opinion piece