This trial was looking at the use of Evolocumab, a new class of lipid lowering medication (PCSK9 inhibitors). It is an injectable monoclonal antibody that increases LDL receptor numbers on liver cells taking LDL out of the circulation, lowering it by 60%.
New research has been released on the benefits of eating 10 serves of fruit and veges every day. Our nutrition experts share their real-life experience of the 10+ a day challenge and we share our five top tips to get 10+ a day into your day.
As part of our dietary challenge, a team of dietitians and nutritionists in the Heart Foundation have switched to a Low Carbohydrate High Fat (LCHF) way of eating, to gain personal knowledge of the approach. How did they go? Are carbs out and fat back in?