Men & nutrition
- ...as press ignores new practically guilt-free heart guidelines. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov96, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the American Heart Association's updating of its dietary guidelines for preventing heart diseases. Balancing of food intake with physical activity; Benefits of a diet low in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol; Moderate use of salt and sugar.
- Swap you one fried egg... // New Scientist;11/12/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1951, p3
Opinion. Comments on the British government's report `Nutritional Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease' on how to eat for a healthy life. Protest from biscuit manufacturers, confectioners and chip shop owners; Shortcomings of the British diet.
- `Vive la France!'--the French paradox. E.B. // Medical Update;Nov96, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p6
Reveals the reason behind the lower rate of heart disease among the French despite their high-fat diet. Well-rounded diets; Comparison with fat consumption of Americans.
- Heart Disease Handbook--Part 4: Eating to your heart's content. Ternus, Maureen // Environmental Nutrition;May97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p1
Part 4. Offers nutrition advice aimed at lowering the risk of heart disease. Daily requirement of soluble fiber like oats; Fish oils; Polyunsaturated fats; Foods that contain high levels of trans fatty acids. INSET: Vitamin E: From food or pills?.
- Beyond the French paradox. Dolnick, Edward // Health (Time Inc. Health);Oct92, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p40
Offers a look at the mystery of why the French can eat rich food and skip the heart disease. The food they eat; The wine they drink; The research done in Lyons; How the studies confirm the benefits of moderate drinking; The Greek diet; The research done by the World Health Organization; The...
- Simple food guide goes to the heart of the matter. Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;11/12/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1951, p10
Presents the report `Nutritional Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease' a guide to British diet. Curbing of fat intake; Correction of nutritional deficiencies; Swapping of one type of meal for another.
- Guard Against Your Secret Fear. Chillot, Rick; Rasich, Paula // Prevention;Jul99, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p120
Presents three strategies to guard against prostate cancer. Importance of good nutrition; Exercise; The need to consider getting tested; Recommendation of routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for men beginning at age 50. INSETS: PSA Q&A: What You Should Know about Testing;4 Symptoms...
- The Bogalusa Heart Study of 14,000 children. // HealthFacts;Aug98, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p4
Focuses on the outcome of the Bogalusa Heart Study and its implications for the American child's diet for preventing heart diseases. Highlights of the study conducted on black and white children and young adults in Bogalusa, Louisiana; Autopsies performed on accidental deaths; Prevalence of...
- Easy-to-digest answers to your patients' questions about diet and cholesterol. LaRosa, John C. // Modern Medicine;Jun94, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p36
Focuses on the relationship between diet, cholesterol level and heart disease. Effects of saturated fat; Oleic acid content in the Mediterranean diet; Monounsaturated compared to polyunsaturated fats. INSETS: The data on coffee are hardly eye-opening.;Alcohol: One for the road is out, one for...