I am so glad I stopped eating this crap 20 years ago! Don’t get me wrong, I still ate processed foods and until recently stopped at one of our local burger joints once a month as a treat. The food taste so bad now it’s not a treat and it makes me sick almost immediately. I am now off all processed foods and kicked my sugar habit. I feel so good! I will not shop the big brand-name places like Burger-King or McDonalds. I support our local small businesses. Took some time for me to figure out most processed foods are as bad as fast foods…our conveniences are killing us..
02 NOV 2012
Mediterranean meals do not have the same effect
A single junk food meal – composed mainly of saturated fat – is detrimental to the health of the arteries, while no damage occurs after consuming a Mediterranean meal rich in good fats such as mono-and polyunsaturated fatty acids, according to researchers at the University of Montreal-affiliated ÉPIC Center of the Montreal Heart Institute. The Mediterranean meal may even have a positive effect on the arteries. The findings are being presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, which runs in Toronto until Wednesday, by the head of the study, Dr. Anil Nigam, Director of Research at the Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre (ÉPIC) and associate professor at the university’s Faculty of Medicine.
Bad fat vs. good fat
Dr. Nigam undertook the study to compare the effects of junk food and typical Mediterranean meal on the vascular endothelium: the inner lining…
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