GUIDELINES TO REDUCE RISK: DIET AND HEART DISEASE
- Meet Your New Fiber Goals. // Body Bulletin;Jul2003, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p6
Heart disease is seen more often among people with low-fiber diets. Last fall scientists from the U.S. and Canada presented new recommendations for daily fiber intake. The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) of daily fiber for adults under age 51 is 38 grams for men, and 25 grams for women.
- A Source of Our Wealth, Yet Adverse to Our Health? Butter and the Diet-Heart Link in New Zealand to c. 1990. Steel, Frances // Social History of Medicine;Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p475
The medical link between dietary saturated fit, serum cholesterol, and arteriosclerosis redefined meanings for butter in New Zealand, from a celebrated dietary staple to a potentially harmful substance to be closely monitored in the diet. The introduction of a nutritionally endorsed butter...
- America's Healthiest Superfoods for Women. Herr, Laurie // Health (Time Inc.);Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p185
The article offers the top 10 healthy food for women in the U.S. Women are advised to eat at least two servings of a fatty fish such as wild Alaskan salmon, a half-cup to one cup of any kind of berries a day mixed with wild blueberries, and two or more half-cup servings of cooked broccoli per...
- Vitamin E: Have We Jumped the Gun? // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study stating that vitamin E does not appear to provide any protection against heart troubles. Samples of researches focusing on the health benefits of vitamin E; Information on a study that used the same method as the HOPE trial;...
- Legume intake lowers CHD risk. // Patient Care;1/30/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p41
Focuses on a study conducted by researcher on legume consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease on men and women in the U.S. Methodology; Results of the study; Recommendation.
- Should `eat fish' advice be thrown overboard? // Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter;Jun95, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the effects of eating fish on the prevention of heart disease. Results of the study by Harvard University researchers on the effects of eating fish on heart disease; Limitations of the study; Health effects of taking fish oil pills.
- Diversity is answer to `French paradox' // USA Today Magazine;Oct96, Vol. 125 Issue 2617, p9
States the reason for the fact that the French have lower rates of heart disease than Americans. Their higher than recommended intake of saturated fat; The key being their diverse diet from all five food groups; Details of a study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the...
- The Whole Foods Kitchen: Fun and Fabulous Fare with Fibre. Gursche, Christel // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Feb2002, Issue 232, p86
Examines the beneficial effects of dietary fibers which helps prevent heart diseases in Canada. Preparations to make an onion flan which is rich in fiber; Ingredients for an endive salad dessert which is said to be medicinal for the heart; Instructions for cooking a fiber-rich pasta salad.
- NUTRITION NOTES. // RN;Jul91, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p64
Presents an update on nutrition as of July 1991. Impact of hydrogenated fats on patients with coronary artery disease; Approach in correcting severe protein-calorie malnutrition.