Trending Food & Cardiovascular Health – Review

I read this review on fad diets and their supposedly cardiovascular health benefits a few weeks ago and wanted to share here the main results of this article.

A. M. Freeman et al. “Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69.9 (2017): 1172-1187.

Heart-harmful and heat-healthy foods

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Why we should increase our consumption of pulses

PulsesI love pulses! Pulses (subgroup of the legume family) refer to the edible dried seeds and include dry bean, pea, lentil, chickpea, faba beans, etc. Legumes used for oil extraction (soybean), harvested green (green pea) or used solely for sowing purposes (clover) are not considered as pulses.Β  Continue reading “Why we should increase our consumption of pulses”