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Heart disease

There's no threat but the vague, permanent one, is the word coming from One Police Plaza.
Hizzoner has proposed a new menu icon for high sodium content at chain restaurants—but he's bypassed the city council in the process.
New research suggests that a compound called carnitine, which is found in red meat, increases the risk for cardiovascular disease.
Salt, a tasty killer? The CDC has a new report that warns Americans that 90% of us are eating too much sodium—and the top source of that sodium, as they say, might surprise you.
As this ABC News anchor puts it (in a totally not-creepy way): "His name is CJ Senter, and his body is amazing."
The "highest levels of chocolate consumption were associated with a 37% reduction in cardiovascular disease and a 29% reduction in stroke compared with the lowest levels." Heart failure or diabetes? Not so much.
The research involved analyzing around 6,500 subjects from seven different published studies, and concluded that the "benefits of cutting back on salt may have been 'overestimated.'"
The NYC Health Department is hitting back at a new study that seems to contradict the consensus that a low-sodium diet reduces the risk of heart disease.
Former Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau at his 90th Birthday last year
Photo from cityraven's Flickr. Most New Yorkers that spend their days
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