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Study quantifies association between red meat consumption, gut microbiome and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Eats more meat; especially red meat and processed meat; increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, and if so, why? Despite intensive studies, the influence of animal foods on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is hotly debated, and the mechanisms underlying possible effects of animal proteins remain unclear. Understanding the effects of meat consumption is particularly important …

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Routine regular fasting linked to a lower risk of hospitalization in patients with COVID-19

Scientists have been working very hard to understand the various aspects of the novel coronavirus, namely severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of the ongoing Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Recently they assessed the impact of intermittent fasting on the severity of COVID-19 disease. This study is available in BMJ Nutrition, …

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Risk profiles in adults with cardiovascular disease are not improving despite advanced guidelines and treatments

In an analysis of medical information from more than 6,000 American adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine conclude that CVD risk “profiles” in secondary prevention have been improving in recent years haven’t improved in two decades. Secondary prevention refers to the prevention of recurring cardiovascular events, such as …

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