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Buckwheat and CVD Risk Markers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Consuming generous portions of buckwheat regularly may help to improve the cardiovascular disease risk profile of an individual.

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Whole grains protect against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Indulgence in whole grains may help slash the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

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Cardiometabolic risk factors in Vegans: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Strict adherence to plant-based diets may have favorable effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health.

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Why Eating Legumes May Help Your Heart

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Whenever possible, eat a daily serving of legumes, which are an essential component of every heart-healthy diet . (Beans! Beans! Good for your heart!) The legume family of split peas, beans, lentils, and dal is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytochemicals that promote heart health. In addition, legumes do not ...
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Cereal, fruit, and vegetable fiber intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease in elderly individuals.

​Increase in the frequency of consumption of dietary fiber, especially cereal fiber, may help to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease in the elderly population.

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Effects of Berries Consumption on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Meta-analysis with Trial Sequential Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

​Frequent consumption of berries may help to maintain a healthy cardiovascular profile and thwart the development of cardiovascular disease.

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A prospective study of dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease among women.

​Habitual consumption of fiber-rich foods, such fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, may lessen the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in women.

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Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study.

​Increase in the frequency of consumption of legumes may help to fend off coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular ailments.

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Three Reasons to Eat a Low-Fat Vegan Diet

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Following a dietary pattern that promotes the consumption of low-fat, plant-based foods may help ward off a host of chronic diseases . According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States, killing over 1.5 million Americans every year. About 45% of the p...
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Association between consumption of soy and risk of cardiovascular disease: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

Soy foods may help protect individuals against stroke, cardiovascular ailments, and coronary heart disease.

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Soy product intake is inversely associated with serum homocysteine level in premenopausal Japanese women.

Adequate intake of soy foods may have a positive effect on plasma concentrations of homocysteine in premenopausal women.

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Dietary Fiber Is Beneficial for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

​A high-fiber diet may reduce an individual's risk of developing and dying from stroke, heart disease, and cardiovascular disorders.

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