Indulgence in whole grains may help slash the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
A diet high in β-cryptoxanthin may help ward off metabolic syndrome, liver dysfunction, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, low bone mass, and atherosclerosis.
A significant reduction in atherosclerotic vascular disease mortality risk appear to be related to habitual consumption of cruciferous and allium vegetables in older women.
Consuming animal-based foods containing L-carnitine promotes the development of cardiovascular diseases, such as atherosclerosis, stroke, and myocardial infarction. L-carnitine is a nutrient that helps to transport fatty acids to the mitochondria, the energy-producing furnaces in the cells, for use as fuel. However, the human body can als...
In addition to improving the glycemic and lipid profile of diabetics, vegetarian diets may also help to reduce type 2 diabetes risk significantly.
For individuals dignosed with high levels of cholesterol in the blood (hypercholesterolemia), reducing blood cholesterol concentrations is extremely important. Out of control cholesterol levels can lead to serious health problems, such as atherosclerosis, heart attack, stroke, and coronary artery disease. And in some cases, the damage cannot be undone. However, the good news is that...
Adherence to a plant-based dietary lifestyle may significantly cut down atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk.
Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), a metabolite produced by intestinal microbes, is associated with elevated atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease risk.
High intake of polyunsaturated fat may lower the risk of developing coronary artery atherosclerosis in African green monkeys. This study evaluated the relationship between the consumption of monounsaturated, saturated, and polyunsaturated fat and coronary artery atherosclerosis development. Researchers fed 3 groups of African green monkeys with diets rich in saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. Atherosclerosis...