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Touro University California researchers have announced research suggesting that the commonly held view that eating more white meat than red will have more positive effect on blood cholesterol levels. Rather, both diets plans result in high readings, and the only diet that does result in lower levels was plant-based.

The National Institutes of Health funded study was done by Nathalie Bergeron, Touro University of California chairwoman of biological and pharmaceutical sciences; university research scientist Sally Chiu; and Ronald Krauss, director of atherosclerosis research at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute.


In other news,  Touro’s physician assistant program was ranked No. 26 in the nation and No. 3 in the state by U.S. News & World Report’s Graduate School Rankings.

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