Jeremy Daniel Furtado

Department Associate




Why ‘good’ cholesterol may not always be good

So-called “good cholesterol” is supposed to help unclog arteries, but recent research has shown there are different types and some don’t improve health, and may even harm it. Researcher Jeremy Furtado explains how he and colleagues figured it…

Is the Keto diet safe?

The ultra-low-carbohydrate Keto diet can help people lose weight in the short term, but it may not be healthy over the long term. The Keto diet emphasizes high intake of fats, some protein, and very small amounts of…

Regular fish consumption may help prevent heart disease

Eating fish regularly may lower the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a new study. Researchers looked at samples of fatty tissue from participants in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study between 1993 and 1997.…