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High-Fat Diets and Processed Meat Linked to Sleep Apnea

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High-fat diets and consumption of processed meats and other animal-based products worsen sleep apnea, according to a study published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Researchers tracked dietary habits and severity of symptoms for 104 obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. Those who consumed high-fat diets experienced more severe sleep apnea when compared to those who consumed diets with less…

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Grilled Meat & Fish Increases Risk for Hypertension

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Cooking methods for meat, including fish, increase risk for high blood pressure, according to data presented at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans earlier this month. Researchers compared meat consumed after high-temperature cooking methods and tracked hypertension incidence rates from more than 100,000 disease-free participants. Increased consumption of red meat, fish, and chicken prepared on an open-flame and…

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Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

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Potential culprits include the trans fat in meat, the saturated fat, cholesterol, heme iron, advanced glycation end products (glycotoxins), animal protein (especially leucine), zoonotic viruses, and industrial pollutants that accumulate up the food chain. Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/04/12/plant-based-diets-put-to-the-test-for-diabetes/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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