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Association between dietary fiber intake and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis.

Generous intake of dietary fiber, especially cereal and fruit fiber, may help guard against the development of coronary heart disease.

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Meta-analysis of the association between whole grain intake and coronary heart disease risk.

Decreased coronary heart disease risk is associated with high consumption of whole grains.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of cohort studies.

Habitual consumption of fruits and vegetables may significantly cut down coronary heart disease risk.

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Association between nut consumption and coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis.

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is less likely to occur in individuals who are frequent consumers of nuts.

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Vegetarianism, dietary fiber, and mortality.

High consumption of vegetarian diets may decrease the likelihood of dying from heart disease. This study evaluated the association between regular ingestion of vegetarian and high-fiber diets and mortality risk. Using validated food frequency questionnaires, researchers collated and analyzed dietary data of 10,943 subjects for 7 years. The mortality hazard ratio of each participant in...

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Heart disease in British vegetarians.

Vegetarians are less likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, such ischemic heart disease, and die from cardiovascular-related causes than non-vegetarians.

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Exercise Your Power to Choose Health

Exercise Your Power to Choose Health

We often hear the term "lifestyle diseases" bandied about. But what are these diseases? Lifestyle diseases are defined as those negative, chronic health conditions which are brought on by our choices about food, exercise, and the use of substances like tobacco, alcohol, and drugs. We all know there are dangers associated with substance use and...

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Vitamin Supplements May Increase Risk of Disease

Vitamin Supplements May Increase Risk of Disease

Many people pop a morning multivitamin as a very personal form of "health insurance." We figure that just in case our diet isn't adequately providing for our nutritional needs, we'll take a multivitamin to be safe. Some of us take it a step further, adding specific vitamins in the belief that "more is better," hoping...

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Resistant Starch is NOT Futile

Resistant Starch is NOT Futile The Borg Potato Proves that Resistance is Not Futile

The phrase "resistance is futile" entered the pop-culture lexicon in 1989 when The Borg appeared on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The show's creators probably had no idea that somewhere in a laboratory in England, scientists were making bold, new discoveries about how simple foods battle the diseases threatening the health of...

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Intensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease.

A lifestyle that involves the regular intake of low-fat vegetarian diets, aerobic exercise, and stress reduction may improve and reverse the conditions of coronary heart disease patients.

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Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study.

High cardiovascular disease risk is associated with low carb-high protein diets.

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Can Weight Loss Increase Heart Attack Risk?

Can Weight Loss Increase Heart Attack Risk?

When we decide to "get healthy," losing weight is usually at the top of our "to do" list. And while exercise definitely helps, our eating habits usually need an overhaul if we plan to shed pounds.  So the search is on for the "right" weight-loss plan. We research diets on the internet, read magazines from...

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