The Search for the Perfect Heart-Healthy Diet
- Energy and Nutrient Intakes in Congenital Heart Disease. J. B.L. // Clinical Pediatrics;Sep1993, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p572
Examines the recurrent and troublesome clinical dilemma of poor growth in children awaiting corrective surgery for congenital heart disease. Selection of 45 children from a waiting list for cardiac surgery for an assortment of congenital heart lesions; Extensive 14-day dietary record by weighing...
- The Effect of Fruit and Vegetable Intake on Risk for Coronary Heart Disease. Joshipura, Kaumudi J.; Hu, Frank B.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Stampfer, Meir J.; Rimm, Eric B.; Speizer, Frank E.; Colditz, Graham; Ascherio, Alberto; Rosner, Bernard; Spiegelman, Donna; Willett, Walter C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;06/19/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 12, p1106
Evaluates the association of fruit and vegetable consumption with risk for coronary heart disease. Assessment of coronary heart disease end points; Dietary assessment; Role of the funding source; Protective effect of greater consumption of fruits and vegetables.
- Ramifications of increasing birth weight, accelerated growth and greater height on health, the obesity epidemic, and longevity. Samaras, Thomas T. // Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p433
Objective In spite of the many benefits of industrialization and modern food systems, today's nutrition and growth practices have become self destructive and have promoted the obesity epidemic. Current methods for dealing with this epidemic are not working, and a different approach is proposed...
- Cardiovascular health: diet advice should be first-line treatment. // MarketWatch: Food;July 2005, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p16
The article reports that experts at a major cardiology conference have rightly highlighted the role of diet in overall cardiovascular health. There is a need to increase awareness among physicians and patients of the efficacy of dietary changes in the prevention of heart disease, and these...
- Does YOUR DIET need a MAKEOVER? // Natural Solutions;Sep2009, Issue 119, p57
The article features several recommended foods that could be added to one's diet in order to have lower risk of heart diseases. It includes a woman who has a lot of wheat intake in her diet due to her demanding job, and is advised to include fruits and vegetables, herbs and fish in her new...
- The BLT diet. Csatari, Jeffrey // Men's Health;Apr96, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p52
Interviews scientist Barry Sears on the American Heart Association's recommended diet for the prevention of heart disease. Sears' comment on low-fat diets high in carbohydrates; Disadvantage of grain-rich diets; Ways of keeping blood insulin levels under control.
- Forgotten nutrient for your heart. McVeigh, Gloria // Prevention;May2004, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p84
Announces the link between magnesium intake and lower risk of heart disease among men, according to a study in the Honolulu Heart Program. Number of men included in the study; Range of food sources for magnesium.
- Fats and atheroma: a retrial. Mann, J.I. // British Medical Journal;3/17/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6165, p732
Examines the role of dietary measures on the prevention of ischemic heart disease (IHD). Benefit of low cholesterol concentration in the diet; Factors causing IHD; Recommendations to prevent IHD occurrence other than dietary modification.
- Eating heart-friendly Maditerranean food can also keep Alzheimer's at bay. Fleming, Katherine // Bulletin with Newsweek;10/31/2006, Vol. 124 Issue 6544, p40
The article reports on a research study that informs that intake of Mediterranean diet provides shield against Alzheimer's disease. It is reported that such diet reduces the risk of heart attack, coronary heart disease, hypertension and certain cancers. The article also includes information on...