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My research is mainly focused on the effects of cholesterol, saturated fat and statin drugs on health. If you know anyone who is worried about their cholesterol levels and heart disease, or has been told to take statin drugs you could send them a link to this website, and to my statin or cholesterol or heart disease books.

David Evans

Independent Health Researcher

Monday, 19 April 2010

High blood sugar levels and heart disease

This post includes a summary of a paper published in Diabetes Care 2005 Aug;28(8):1965-73 and a recipe for liver and onions.

Study title and authors:
Glycemic control, atherosclerosis, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study.
Trick And Treat - how 'healthy eating' is making us ill
Selvin E, Coresh J, Golden SH, Boland LL, Brancati FL, Steffes MW; Atherosclerosis risk in communities study.
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

This paper can be accessed at:

The study concluded that high blood sugar levels may cause heart disease.

High blood sugar is caused by eating a diet of carbohydrates. See here and here

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Recipe of the day

Liver and Onions

1lb liver
Organic Grass Fed Beef Liver ONE (1 lb. (3) Slice Package)
Food Mall: Liver
2 onions
olive oil
balsamic acid
beef stock

Marinate 1lb liver in lemon juice overnight.

Slow-fry 1-2 onions in olive oil and butter until caramelised (you can do this bit quickly, but they are tastier if you make them cook on low for 20 mins or so).

Remove onions from pan. Turn heat up to med-high.

Rinse liver and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper. Fry quickly on each side until browned.

To the pan add about 2tbsp of balsamic vinegar, plus approx 250ml of beef stock. Bring to boil and serve.

Liver should be pink in the middle.

Liver and Onions