My Orchid

My psychopsis orchid bloomed recently. This was the 21st flower from the plant we bought in 2006. The flower is stunning.

Replacing Saturated Fat With Polyunsaturated Fat May Cut Heart Disease Risk

Although for nearly 60 years people have been urged to decrease their consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease, until now there has been surprisingly little scientific evidence that doing so actually decreased the risk of coronary heart disease events. A new study by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) provides the first conclusive evidence from randomized clinical trials that people who replace saturated fat in their diet with polyunsaturated fat reduce their risk of coronary heart disease by 19%, compared with control groups of people who do not.

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