Health - Food - Science - Community
Increased intake of processed and unprocessed red meat is associated with high incidence of prostate cancer among Black men.
Increased dietary exposure to choline, betaine, and trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) predisposes cardiovascular disease patients to adverse cardiac events, such heart failure.
Diets rich in fats may impair endothelial function in both coronary artery disease (CAD) patients and healthy individuals.
Postprandial angina pectoris is associated with severe coronary artery disease.
A decline in cognitive function is associated with coronary artery bypass surgery.
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.
Nitrate-rich fruits and vegetables may lower high blood pressure and reduce cardiovascular disease risk.
High intakes of fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, unsaturated fats, and omega-3-fatty acids are associated with decreased coronary heart disease risk.