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    Fried food....
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    News article on fried food and the heart research just posted:

    Eating Foods Fried in Healthier Oil Not Linked to Heart Disease, Researchers Find


    What are your feelings on fried food? Do you use healthier oil?

    Haylen
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    James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
    The takeaway from this report (and others like it!) is that the connection between nutrition and heart disease continues to evolve, and physicians need to respond to new data with a critical eye and as well as an open mind. I still don't think we have the scientific evidence to support the "perfect" diet from a total health standpoint (even a vegan diet could be too high in carbohydrates!), but we're getting closer. The challenge then will continue to be how to encourage our patients (and ourselves) to adopt it.


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