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

April 3, 2018


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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