Newly identified ‘metabolic signature’ can help predict CVD risk

A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Chris Sweeney • harvard
May 14, 2020 ~6 min

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Harvard study links red meat consumption with early death

Longitudinal study associates increasing consumption of red meat, especially processed meat, over eight years with a higher risk of death in the subsequent eight years.

Amy Roeder • harvard
June 12, 2019 ~4 min

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Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

A long-term study, led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that the more sugar-sweetened beverages people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death — particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer.

Karen Feldscher • harvard
March 18, 2019 ~5 min

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