The Evidence for Saturated Fat and Sugar Related to Coronary Heart Disease

Atherosclerotic Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is responsible for one in every six deaths in the United States as well as being the leading cause of death throughout the developed world. In an article published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, research scientists examined the question of whether that focus may be misplaced and ask does sugar have a greater impact on coronary heart disease than saturated fat?

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Short Bursts of High-Intensity Exercise Does More for Type 2 Diabetes

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among Type 2 diabetes patients more than 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise. Burst exercise patients experienced more than a two-fold greater improvement in HbA1c levels which is a measure of blood sugar levels and greater reductions in body mass index.

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