GI News—May 2010

‘The heart is the body’s engine room, nourishing every organ, muscle, nerve and bone with oxygen and nutrient-rich blood,’ says dietitian Nicole Senior in Eat to Beat Cholesterol. ‘So look after your heart and you can spend more time doing the things you enjoy, be able to participate in life with no restrictions, be around to enjoy your children and grand children, and live to see more great places and people.’ As May is Heart Week in Australia (2–8 May) and National Stroke Awareness Month in the US, we are focusing on diet and cardiovascular disease this issue and look at research that shows why being choosy about your carbs can help prevent heart disease and stroke.

Good eating, good health and good reading.

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