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Heart Health and Dieting

By May 21, 2019 May 27th, 2019 News

Investigators from NYU published a study in this week’s  New England Journal of Medicine involving over 9500 individuals with coronary heart disease, showing that body weight variability increases the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death. These data are consistent with other data in healthy adults showing that weight cycling can lead to increases in cardiovascular and cancer deaths. The take home point is that yo-yo dieting is not good for your health.