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Effects of free sugars on blood pressure and lipids

07 / 03 / 17

Are free sugars bad for the heart? And how do they compare with ‘complex carbohydrates’?..

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Dietary patterns and the risk of major adverse coronary events in patients with coronary heart disease

29 / 06 / 16

Does eating less discretionary foods or eating more protective foods have a greater impact on secondary prevention of co…..

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Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and its associations with cardiometabolic risks among adolescents

02 / 05 / 16

Cross sectional study examines the associations between SSB intake and cardiometabolic risks...

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Effects of low-carbohydrate diets vs low-fat diets on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors

02 / 05 / 16

A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on the effects of low-carbohydrate diets vs low-fat diets on body weight…..

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Types of fat and sources of carbohydrates in relation to coronary heart disease risk

17 / 01 / 16

Harvard Health Professional follow up prospective cohort study: fat and carbohydrate type and coronary heart disease ris…..

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Effect of fructose on established lipid targets: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials

09 / 11 / 15

In a review of 51 feeding trials, fructose was not found to increase blood lipids in isocaloric settings...

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Carbohydrate intake, Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and stroke: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

29 / 10 / 15

Meta-analysis of the impact of carbohydrate intake, glycemic index and glycemic load on stroke..

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Consumption of HFCS sweetened beverages on cardiovascular risk factors

24 / 06 / 15

A dose response study on the effects of consuming high-fructose corn syrup-sweetened beverages on cardiovascular risk fa…..

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The link between dietary sugar intake and cardiovascular disease mortality

29 / 03 / 15

An examination of the association between added sugar intake as a percentage of energy and CVD mortality...

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Habitual intake of fruit juice predicts central blood pressure (BP)

21 / 12 / 14

Pase et al explored the association between fruit juice consumption and central blood pressure...

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Baseline consumption and changes in sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption and Incidence of hypertension: The Sun Project

21 / 12 / 14

Six year follow up of how frequency of sweet-beverages changes risk of hypertension...

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