How Eating Animal Products Could Make Blood More Likely to Clot

Researchers announced in April that they may have figured out how eating meat causes heart disease. The nutrient choline, an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs, may feed a certain gut bacteria which¬†produce a compound that makes blood sticky and prone to form blood clots. These blood clots can lead to heart attacks and […]

Trans Fat Ban Reduced Heart Attacks, Strokes, Deaths in NY State

After some counties in New York banned trans fats, heart attacks and strokes fell by more than 6%, say researchers from Yale University. With a national trans fat ban scheduled for 2018, the finding shows that deaths, strokes, and non-fatal heart attacks could plummet nationwide. Trans fats are found in oils used to make prepared […]