Regular chocolate consumption may lower Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) risk, according to a study, which identifies cocoa content and flavonoid amounts in chocolate types as possible reasons for this link.
Daily supplements of an extract from French Maritime Pine bark may boost vascular health in people with stable coronary artery disease, according to data from a gold standard randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study from Switzerland.
The heart healthy reputation of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG),
the main extract from green tea, may be due in part to improvement
in blood flow through the vessels, suggests a clinical trial from
Researchers from Sweden have reported that people suffering from
coronary artery disease (CAD) have low levels of the antioxidant
carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, and could respond to
The supplement industry generally deals with calcium in terms of
lack- explaining to consumers the health benefits of increasing
their intake of the mineral. However, a new book suggests
calcification - deposists of calcium in parts...
Higher intakes of foods rich in carotenoids are associated with a
reduction in risk of coronary artery disease, say US researchers,
despite previous results showing little effect of beta-carotene
New findings suggest that a diet moderately high in grape seed
extract can blunt salt-sensitive hypertension to the same extent as
previous, potentially carcinogenic, treatments. A discovery which
may be significant for the increasing...
A beer a day may help keep heart attacks away, according to a group
of Israeli researchers. In preliminary clinical studies of a group
of men with coronary artery disease, the researchers showed that
drinking one beer every day for...
A Mediterranean-style diet could help reduce cardiovascular disease
in Asian populations, especially among Asian people living in
western countries, according to a study by researchers from India
and Israel published in The Lancet...