Low-fat diets better for heart health than low-carb diets

03/3/2008 | FoodNavigator

Low-fat diets may be more effective than low-carbohydrate diets for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease because the higher fat content in low-carb diets could be detrimental to heart health, a new study shows. Researchers also found low-fat diets contain more folic acid, which is thought to reduce the risk of heart disease.

View Full Article in:

FoodNavigator

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Quality Program Manager II, State Programs
Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Associate Director, Promotion Integrity
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro, NJ
Vice President, Medicare Advantage
BCBS-Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Director, Global Integrity and Compliance, Pharmaceuticals
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX