Researchers mining data from a previous study have found that omega-3 supplementation cut the rate of hospitalization for heart failure among patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This effect was heightened for Black subjects, the authors said.
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that watermelon byproducts positively alter glucose levels, the gut microbiome, and inflammation in lab mice. Now researchers are ready to take their findings to human studies.
Eating 10 portions (800 g) of fruit and vegetables a day can greatly reduce the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease and could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide, according to researchers.
Supplements containing the phytochemicals sulforaphane and quercetin are being trialled for their potential to decrease the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, on the back of new in vitro research at the University of Warwick.
There is a pile of evidence linking artificial trans fats with heart disease, so why is it still in our food? It’s time to get real and recognize that artificial trans fat is an adulterant with no place in the global food supply.
A study to be conducted by the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK,
will examine whether adding flavonoids found in cocoa to the diet,
gives additional protection against heart disease on top of that
provided by prescription drugs.
Women who are at a high risk of heart disease are unlikely to
realise any benefit from taking antioxidant vitamins C, E or beta
carotene, concludes a major study - but nor are they likely to
suffer any harm.
The turkey's gone, except for the bits still wrapped up in the
fridge ready for sandwiches. So does that mean you're off scot-free
from the caloric carnage of Thanksgiving Day? Unfortunately,
nutritionists say "no".
Low-carb diets, like the once fashionable Atkins diet, do not
increase the risk of heart disease, says new research from Harvard
- and if vegetables rather than meat are the source of fat and
protein then the risk of heart disease...
Every extra of fruit or vegetable consumed daily could cut the risk
of heart disease by four percent, says a meta-analysis of almost a
quarter of a million people, giving people even more reason to seek
out the nutrient-rich foods.
Israeli biotech Enzymotec has signed an agreement with Il Dong to
take CardiaBeat into South Korea, under which they will develop
biofunctional consumer products for cognitive function and heart
The FDA has confirmed the qualified health claim linking whole
grain barley to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, which
could help raise awareness of the grain amongst heart
Heart health is a preoccupation of almost half of adult Americans,
according to data from the Natural Marketing Institute that flags
up the considerable opportunities for healthy and functional
Malaysian authorities have given their stamp of approval for food
manufacturers to use soy protein heart claims in labeling following
petitioning by The Solae Company - news that will further the
company's goal to penetrate Asian...
Postmenopausal women are not inclined to recognise functional foods
as a viable means of reducing risk of heart disease, finds a survey
that could inform marketing efforts aimed at this important
New research published today reveals that consuming soy could have
a "severe" impact on a genetic heart condition that affects
one in 500 people, though the authors caution that the effect has
so far only been observed in...
One cannot envy the chief executive faced with a scientific study
that casts doubt over the efficacy or safety of his core product.
But avoiding a sales slump, media vilification and even charges of
fraud means squaring up to such...
Increasing fruit and vegetable intake at the same time as a
reduction in saturated fat will have a greater protective effect
against heart disease death than using either strategy alone, say
Minute Maid Premium Heart Wise, the Coca-Cola-owned orange juice
brand that can help reduce cholesterol levels, has teamed up with
WomenHeart to help raise awareness of cardiovascular disease in
women during American Heart Month.