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Arab diets a matter of life and death - News

Arab diets a matter of life and death - News | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study, published in The Lancet, found that one in every five people worldwide dies from a poor diet. In 2017 alone, 11 million people succumbed to cardiovascular diseases, cancers and diabetes triggered by unhealthy eating, which has become the leading risk factor for death globally, ahead even of smoking. 

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Study Says Cutting Saturated Fat Doesn’t Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Study Says Cutting Saturated Fat Doesn’t Reduce Heart Disease Risk | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
A study found that restricting saturated fat in the diet doesn’t protect against heart disease, reigniting the debate among doctors over the issue. Instead of concentrating on a single nutrient, the authors recommended a more holistic approach to health, which includes following the Mediterranean diet supplemented with large quantities of olive oil.
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