Nutrition Science

Science News

Weight-Loss Strategies for Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension
Peanut Consumption and Risk of Stroke and Ischemic Heart Disease in Japanese Men and Women: The JPHC Study
Microbial Diversity and Abundance of Parabacteroides Mediate the Associations Between Higher Intake of Flavonoid-Rich Foods and Lower Blood Pressure
Association of Subjective Social Status With Life's Simple 7s Cardiovascular Health Index Among Hispanic/Latino People: Results From the HCHS/SOL
Plant‐Centered Diet and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease During Young to Middle Adulthood

Journals

Pharmacologic Weight Loss for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Getting to the Core of the Problem
Peanut Consumption and Risk of Stroke and Ischemic Heart Disease in Japanese Men and Women: The JPHC Study
Variability in Daily Eating Patterns and Eating Jetlag Are Associated With Worsened Cardiometabolic Risk Profiles in the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Network
Proteins as Mediators of the Association Between Diet Quality and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and All‐Cause Mortality: The Framingham Heart Study
Overfeeding Saturated Fat Increases LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Aggregation Susceptibility While Overfeeding Unsaturated Fat Decreases Proteoglycan-Binding of Lipoproteins

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VITAL Commentary

Don Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, vice chair of the program committee for Scientific Sessions 2018, comments on the results of the VITAL trial which was presented at the Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

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