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Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.
Diets low on carbohydrates may increase total mortality risk.
High cardiovascular disease risk is associated with low carb-high protein diets.
Sodium consumption above 2g per day is one of the major causes of cardiovascular-related deaths worldwide.This study examined the effect of sodium consumption on global cardiovascular mortality. Researchers analyzed dietary and clinical data obtained from subjects in 66 countries. The blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality hazard ratios were assessed in all the subjects.Researchers observed that...
L-carnitine, a major component of red meat, may increase an individual’s susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, such as atherosclerosis, and adverse cardiac events, such as stroke and myocardial infarction.
Decreased metabolic syndrome risk is associated with high intakes of fruits and vegetables.
Diets rich in whole grains and cereal fibers are associated with low type 2 diabetes risk in men and women.
High intake of diets rich meat fats may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in elderly people.
High consumption of diets rich in monounsaturated fats may impair endothelial function in healthy individuals.
High consumption of diets rich in walnut may confer substantial protection against cardiovascular disease and mortality.
Eating large amounts of germ, bran, and whole grains may confer significant protection against the development of type 2 diabetes.