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Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk for developing coronary heart disease.

​High dietary ingestion of fruits and vegetables may be beneficial in the prevention of coronary heart disease.

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The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on risk for coronary heart disease.

​The tendency of developing coronary heart disease is low in individuals who frequently consumed generous portions of fruits and vegetables, especially green leafy vegetables and vitamin C-containing fruits and vegetables.

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Reduce Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease

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Stroke, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and ischemic heart disease were responsible for over 15 million deaths in 2015. According to a 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) report , stroke, type 2 diabetes, and ischemic heart disease killed more than 1.5 million, 8 million, and 6 million persons respectively in 2015. These 3 diseases are among the top 10 ...
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Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of hypertension and CVD: a dose-response meta-analysis.

A surge in hypertension and coronary heart disease risk is associated with frequent consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages.

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Marky Yvanovich
Sugar certainly has a bad rap when it comes to T2 Diabetes, when in fact if you went on a sugar only diet, you could improve your ... Read More
Thursday, 18 January 2018 04:34
Marky Yvanovich
This is interesting, as usually people associate sugar related products with diabetes, not hypertension and CVD.
Thursday, 18 January 2018 09:10
Sean Carney
Marky, You are so right. And, the crazy thing about your observation is that people truly believe that sugar (carbohydrates) is c... Read More
Thursday, 18 January 2018 10:30
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3 Foods that Fight High Cholesterol

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It is no secret that an avalanche of cholesterol is floating in the blood of millions of people. No thanks to the Western diet which encourages the consumption of animal products. Red meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy foods are the main dietary sources of cholesterol. In addition to containing an abundant amount of cholesterol, these animal food...
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Lycopene and risk of cardiovascular diseases: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Consistent consumption of foods high in lycopene may help guard against the development of cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke and coronary heart disease.

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Smoking and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

​Diabetic women who are cigarette smokers may be highly vulnerable to heart disease.

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Effects of soluble dietary fiber on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease risk.

Adequate intake of foods packed with soluble fiber, such as vegetables, legumes, and psyllium, may help lower blood levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and guard against the development of coronary heart disease.

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Vegetarian Diets Clean-Up Cholesterol Numbers

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Higher levels of cholesterol in the blood correlate strongly with higher chances of suffering from a heart attack, stroke, or other complications from coronary heart disease . Physicians often prescribe statins, a class of drugs used to lower blood levels of cholesterol. However, like other drugs, statins come with side effects, including headache,...
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Sugar sweetened beverages consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Consistent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages may increase likelihood of developing of coronary heart disease (CHD).

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Dietary fiber intake and ischaemic heart disease mortality: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Heart study.

Consistent consumption of high fiber diets may help reduce ischaemic heart disease mortality risk.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heart study.

Low ischaemic heart disease mortality risk is associated with generous intake of fruits and vegetables.

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