Our home care professionals in Horsham and the surrounding areas understand that it’s not always easy to make the right nutritional choices when recommendations appear to continuously change. We’d been told that saturated fats like butter, red meat and fried food were harmful and could potentially impact a senior’s chances of developing heart issues. However, later research indicated there isn’t enough substantiation that those who refrained from eating these delicacies saw improved heart health – and therefore, we went back to our old ways due to the green light to select butter over margarine. And yet, as stated in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers clarify that the lack of apparent results in limiting fatty foods is likely connected to equally poor nutritional choices selected in the place of those fats – such as refined carbs. In the study, it was noted that those who exchanged fatty foods in their diet with more healthy choices, like olive oil (a polyunsaturated fat) and whole grains did reduce their heart disease risk up to 25%. As stated by Adela Hruby, one of many researchers in this study, “We know that people don’t just drop 10% of their calories…and not
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