Is a High-Carbohydrate Diet the Best Way to Decrease Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

By | November 23rd, 2018|Articles, Featured Slider|

The Tsimane are an ancestral population who live in the rainforest of Bolivia. They source food from a combination of horticulture and foraging. They have a known high burden of

Does an Ancestral Diet Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

By | May 2nd, 2018|Articles, Featured Slider|

In a recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, researchers analyzed the dietary patterns of 81,337 American Seventh Day Adventists. The compared the subjects’ diets to determine risk

Does Coconut Oil Really Cause Heart Attacks?

By | July 10th, 2017|Articles, Featured Slider|

Spoiler alert: No. Recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) opened an attack on coconut oil. The basis of AHA’s criticism is the claim that “randomized controlled trials that lowered intake