Eunice Mah, Sang K. Noh, Kevin D. Ballard, Hea Jin Park, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. "Supplementation of a [gamma]-tocopherol-rich mixture of tocopherols in healthy men protects against vascular endothelial dysfunction induced by postprandial hyperglycemia.” The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 25 July 2012.
More than six in 10 Americans walk for transportation or for fun, relaxation, or exercise.
Dietary supplementation of Vitamin E helps to maintain post-meal vascular endothelial function.
Rich in flavanols, cocoa consumption lowers insulin resistance and blood pressure, while boosting cognitive functions.
Psychological stress and depression can cause the loss of brain volume, thereby contributing to emotional and cognitive impairment.
Systematic review reaffirms the benefits of increased dietary consumption of fruits and vegetables to help reduce a person's risk of stroke.
“Exergames” – active video games – offer light-to-moderate intensity physical activity that best suit senior-aged men and women.
Rich in a variety of antioxidants, cocoa and green tea extracts help to reduce markers of oxidative stress and inflammation, in overweight men and women.
Mesenchymal stem cells prevent post-traumatic arthritis, in a lab animal model.
A program integrating balance activities into everyday routines boosts functional capacity and independent living.
Supplementation with resveratrol, a bioactive polyphenol found in grapes and red wine, improves glycemic control as well as glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels.
Daily consumption of dried apples for six months lowers total cholesterol by 13%, and LDL ("bad") cholesterol by 24%, among postmenopausal women.
Damaged heart tissue of older heart failure patients was rejuvenated by stem cells modified by scientists at San Diego State University's Heart Institute.
Supplementation with a polyphenol-rich grape powder reduces inflammatory markers involved in cellular damage.
High job strain and active jobs correlate to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, among women.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
Consumption of chia seeds raises blood levels of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), among postmenopausal women.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant compound found abundantly in green tea, helps to improve blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
Young, healthy adults exposed to ozone for two hours experience adverse changes in markers of inflammation, thrombosis, and heart rate variability.
Johns Hopkins University (USA) researchers have discovered that a single protein molecule may turn cardiac stem cells into blood vessels or muscle tissue.
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38. A Fishy Proposition
”Fatty“ fish, rich in essential fatty acids (omega-3 fats) which help to lower cholesterol and prevent blood platelets from sticking to artery walls, have gained much positive attention as health-promoting foods. Some fish should be avoided due to high levels of the potential cancer-causing agent, methylmercury. To shop smart for fish, heed the following:
Salmon (both farmed and wild) is especially low in methylmercury. However, farmed salmon (due to the feed they receive) may contain as much as 16-times the level of PCBs...