Posts tagged heart disease
Researchers discovered eating foods rich in vitamin E such as in almonds, peanuts, pine nuts and beta carotene in dried apricots lowered the risk of cancer as well as heart disease in middle aged or older people.
Annually up to 200,000 people die of heart disease and stroke in the UK alone but if everyone over the age of 50 would take the polypill that number could be more than halved, according to scientists.
Too little or too much salt intake may trigger the same risk for diabetics and people with heart disease, according to researchers.
A new research funded by Cancer Research UK has discovered that fair skinned people may not be able to stay long enough in the sun, while not getting sunburned as well.
UK guidelines on drinking which say men should not regularly drink more than four units of alcohol a day (equivalent to two pints of ordinary strength beer) while women should have no more than three (a large glass of wine).
Vegetarians have experienced a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, according to researchers at Loma Linda University in California.
There is a mutual relationship between stress and pressure in this modern times, and they are directly proportional to each other.
Diabetics are six times more likely to suffer a first heart attack and three to eight times more likely to die for heart disease than those without the disease.
Cod liver oil is so rich in vitamins and minerals that it is considered as a superfood. It contains a considerable amount of vitamins A, D and the cardiovascular friendly omega-3 fatty acids which is good for the heart.
The World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations recently reported that fewer people worldwide now die of infectious diseases and more of chronic conditions such as heart disease and stroke.