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White bread bad for women's hearts

Posted on Apr 14, 2010 in Cardiovascular Health

Carbs with high glycemic index may double disease risk By Kate Kelland updated 10:47 a.m. ET, Tues., April 13, 2010 LONDON – Women who eat lots of high glycemic index (GI) carbohydrates like white bread and ice cream may be at greater risk of heart disease, but men do not seem to be affected, Italian scientists said. In a study of almost 48,000 adults, the scientists found that the 25 percent of women who ate the most carbohydrates overall had around double the risk of heart disease of the 25 percent who ate the least. When these carbohydrates were separated into high and low glycemic...

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