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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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The effect of high-, moderate-, and low-fat diets on weight loss and cardiovascular disease risk factors.

The consumption of high-fat diets may increase cardiovascular disease risk.

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School breakfast and body mass index: a longitudinal observational study of middle school students.

Excessive weight gain is not associated with regular consumption of school breakfasts among middle school students.

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Effects of 7 days on an ad libitum low-fat vegan diet: the McDougall Program Cohort.

Healthy cardiovascular and metabolic profiles are associated with frequent consumption of low-fat vegan diets.

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Protein intake and ovulatory infertility.

High consumption of proteins of plant origin may diminish the risk of developing ovulatory infertility.

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World Health Organization: fruits and vegetable consumption.

Ingesting large amounts of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing cancer.

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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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Mechanism of free fatty acid induced insulin resistance in humans.

The inhibitory action of free fatty acids on glucose transport, oxidation, and glycogen synthesis may be responsible for lipid-induced insulin resistance in humans.

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