Eating walnuts and following a low-saturated fat diet can decrease overall heart disease risk: Study

(Natural News) Walnuts are fiber-rich superfoods that are full of micronutrients, including copper, magnesium, and manganese. According to a recent study by researchers from The Pennsylvania State University, consuming nutritious walnuts while following a low-saturated-fat diet can help lower blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease, the biggest killer of adults in the U.S. Cardiovascular disease is responsible for the most number of...
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CONCLUSIONS: The present findings suggest that the serum sdLDL cholesterol level is a relevant biomarker for the future development of CHD that offers benefit beyond the serum LDL cholesterol level and a possible therapeutic target to reduce the burden of CHD in a Japanese community. PMID: 31708527 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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(Reuters Health) - Sedentary older adults can help lower their risk of heart disease if they start exercising, a new study confirms.
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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 -- Regular exercise lowers older adults'risk of heart disease and stroke, even if they have health problems such as high blood pressure or diabetes, researchers say. For the new study, researchers analyzed data from more...
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[Ghanaian Times] I have devoted the last few days to sharing information on diabetes. The feedbacks have been good. There was one that I would like to share with you, dear reader.Can diabetes on its own cause heart disease in a person? The response is yes. There is actually a condition known as diabetic cardiomyopathy.
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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Infants are more likely to be born with serious heart defects if their homes are in neighborhoods that are polluted or economically deprived, a new study finds. Congenital heart defects...
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(Massachusetts General Hospital) Research has shown that treating chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy with commercially available cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) delivered through a surgically implanted defibrillator or pacemaker can significantly improve patient outcomes.
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ConclusionLow SF-36 scores predict risk of CHD, also after adjustment for present disease, supporting the biopsychosocial model of health and disease. Measures of HRQoL yield important information and can add to the cardiopreventive toolbox, including primary prevention efforts, as it is such a simple and relatively inexpensive tool.
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