T Gaziano, et al. Presentation at World Congress of Cardiology, 21 April 2012.
Gamma and delta-tocopherols, the forms of Vitamin E in vegetable oils and nuts, help to prevent cancer formation and growth, in animal models.
A 25% increase in blood pressure screening in 19 developing countries would reduce the number of cardiovascular disease events and deaths by up to 3% annually.
Consuming plenty of low-fat milk, yogurt, and other dairy in the diet associates with lower stroke risk.
Short-term and long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution can lead to increased hospitalizations among older individuals.
Exercising on a coastal shoreline delivers the greatest positive feelings of enjoyment, calmness, and refreshment.
Much of the cancer burden in the US could be reduced via reduced tobacco use, improved diet, more exercise, weight loss, and screening tests.
A greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas associates with a higher risk of stroke.
French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) releases data suggesting how long Europeans can expect to live without disability.
Exercise reduces risk of death from cardiovascular disease, among people with high blood pressure (hypertension).
Adjunctive naturopathic care lowers blood sugar levels and improves mood, among people with type-2 diabetes.
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269. Take This to Heart
Rich in polyphehols, a potent type of antioxidant, an ever-growing body of evidence suggests a number of cardiovascular benefits of consuming cocoa:
• Blood Pressure: Linkoping University (Sweden) researchers enrolled 16 subjects, ages 20 to 45 years, for a two-week long study during which each subject ate 75 grams of dark chocolate (72% cocoa content) daily. Results showed that the activity of the antiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) – a factor in elevated blood pressure – was significantly inhibited...