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This is how a single high-fat meal can lead to heart disease

April 3, 2018

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New research, published in the journal Laboratory Investigation, finds dramatic and almost immediate changes in the blood vessels of healthy men after they have consumed a single high-fat meal.

It is well known that a diet high in saturated fat is a contributing factor to the risk of heart disease.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warn that a diet high in fat and cholesterol may raise the risk of heart disease and cardiovascular illnesses, such as atherosclerosis — a disorder in which arteries can lose their elasticity.

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