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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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Cholesterol crystals cause mechanical damage to biological membranes: a proposed mechanism of plaque rupture and erosion leading to arterial thrombosis.

Cholesterol crystals may promote arterial thrombosis via arteriosclerotic plaque disruption and erosion.

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The nutritional and health benefits of pulses in relation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Eating large quantities of pulses may lower the cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease risk.

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Cholesterol crystals and inflammation.

High serum concentrations of cholesterol crystals may elevate vascular inflammation in cardiovascular ailments and atherosclerosis risk.

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Dietary cholesterol and egg yolk: not for patients at risk of vascular disease.

High consumption of dietary cholesterol promotes the development of vascular diseases.

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Acute blood pressure lowering, vasoprotective,and antiplatelet properties of dietary nitrate via bioconversion to nitrite.

Nitrate-rich fruits and vegetables may lower high blood pressure and reduce cardiovascular disease risk.

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Optimal diets for prevention of coronary heart disease.

High intakes of fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, unsaturated fats, and omega-3-fatty acids are associated with decreased coronary heart disease risk.

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Nutrition, insulin, IGF-1, and cancer risk: a study of epidemiological evidence.

High serum concentrations and bioactivity of insulin and IGF-1 may promote the development and proliferation of cancerous cells.

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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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