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Dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

High intake of diets rich in fiber may protect individuals from cardiovascular diseases.

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Intestinal microbiota-dependent phosphatidylcholine metabolites, diastolic dysfunction, and adverse clinical outcomes in chronic systolic heart failure.

Increased dietary exposure to choline, betaine, and trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) predisposes cardiovascular disease patients to adverse cardiac events, such heart failure.

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Intestinal microbiota metabolism and atherosclerosis.

Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), a metabolite produced by intestinal microbes, is associated with elevated atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease risk.

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Effect of fat and carbohydrate consumption on endothelial function.

High consumption of diets rich in monounsaturated fats may impair endothelial function in healthy individuals.

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Flavonoid intake and coronary mortality in Finland: a cohort study.

High intake of flavonoid-rich foods, such as apple and onions, may decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases, total, and coronary mortality.

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Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive function after coronary-artery bypass surgery.

A decline in cognitive function is associated with coronary artery bypass surgery.

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Compared with dietary monounsaturated and saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat protects African green monkey from coronary artery atherosclerosis.

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...
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Cholesterol crystals piercing the arterial plaque and intima trigger local and systemic inflammation.

The occurrence of local and systemic inflammation in atherosclerosis is linked to the plaque piercing action of cholesterol crystals.

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Vascular events in healthy older women receiving calcium supplementation: randomized controlled trial.

The intake of calcium supplements is linked with high risk of stroke, angina, myocardial infarction, ischemic heart attack, and sudden death.

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Calcium suppplement and cardiovascular risk: 5 years on.

High intake of calcium supplements may promote the development of adverse cardiovascular events, such as stroke and myocardial infarction.

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Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes.

High intake of sodium may increase the chances of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

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Obesity/insulin resistance is associated with endothelial dysfunction

Obesity and insulin resistance may promote the development of atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction.

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