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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.
In addition to improving the glycemic and lipid profile of diabetics, vegetarian diets may also help to reduce type 2 diabetes risk significantly.
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...
The occurrence of local and systemic inflammation in atherosclerosis is linked to the plaque piercing action of cholesterol crystals.
Cholesterol crystals may promote arterial thrombosis via arteriosclerotic plaque disruption and erosion.
High serum concentrations of cholesterol crystals may elevate vascular inflammation in cardiovascular ailments and atherosclerosis risk.