Coronary Heart Disease and Dietary Carbohydrate, Glycemic Index, and Glycemic Load: Dose-Response Meta-analyses of Prospective Cohort Studies

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URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6410335/

Journal: Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality and Outcomes.

Publication Date: 03/2019

Summary: Strong and probably causal CHD-GL and GI RRs exist within populations. The RRs were remarkably higher across global exposures. The results support the consideration of these markers of carbohydrate food quality in dietary guidelines for general populations.

Key Takeaways

Foods that cause large increases in blood sugar are associated with increased heart disease. This is largely due to the prevalence of poor quality refined carbohydrates in the global food supply.

Are Refined Carbs The Real Cause Of Heart Disease?

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