Category Archives: Cardiovascular Disease

Latest Cochrane review on dietary fats and cardiovascular disease

Right on the heels of the updated Cochrane review on "Reduced dietary salt for the prevention of cardiovascular disease," (and the terrible reporting on it), another one is updated: "Reduced or modified dietary fat for preventing cardiovascular disease." One of the authors (Lee Hooper) worked on the salt review as well. Given that this is a Cochrane review, it uses only RCTs (and only studies that tracked morbidity and mortality, not just intermediate risk factors). Of course as always, the caveats Read more [...]