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Eat greens to have a ever green heart

...e first study found that just one additional daily serving of fruit or vegetable lowered risk of heart diseases by 4%. Spinach, kale, broccali, oranges and grape fruits offered the most protection, results show. "The mechanisms through which vegetables and fruits protect against heart disease are likely to m...

Gene HPA-2 Met linked to cardiac arrest

... prone to form clots that fatally block the vessel serving the heart. They found that men who died of a heart attack or coronary heart disease prematurely were also more likely to carry HPA-2 Met. However, the majority of men in this study had other risk factors, like smoking or diabetes. But it does not m...

Dental exam reveals stroke risk

... atheroma - fatty deposits in the carotid arteries serving the brain. This can be picked up through a dental x-ray. Researchers in California have assessed dental x-rays and medical records of 52 women of average age 70. Sixteen of these women had atheroma in the neck and their histories revealed a number of...

Surviving surgery

...ent. This operation clears blockages in the artery serving the brain, which would otherwise raise the risk of stroke. But various kinds of cancer surgery, such as removal of the lung or oesophagus, are linked with 8.6 per cent to 13.7 per cent mortality. However, without this surgery the patient might die o...

Decision making made easier

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An effective way to treat angina

...hat stimulate the growth of tiny new blood vessels serving the heart. The latest study on EECP, carried out by researchers in Japan, reveals that three out of four known blood vessel growth factors have their levels raised during EECP. Eleven individuals with angina, average age 60, took part and reported r...

Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins

...me two or more servings. Stephenson said a typical serving is "about the size of a fist." Some studies have suggested smokers are less likely to eat fruits and vegetables, implying a typical smoker might not eat two servings a week. Andrew Burdick, an epidemiologist from the University of New Mexico, told U...

Fatty deposits affect the stomach too

...ch the same way as atherosclerosis in the arteries serving the heart that is, with bypass surgery or with angioplasty, which involves insertion of a balloon-tipped catheter which widens the artery. In fact, mesenteric ischemia should alert those who suffer from it to more serious problems elsewhere namely i...

Small aneurysms best left untouched

...ters alone. The abdominal aorta is the main artery serving the lower organs of the body, supplying them with blood from the heart.// Fragility in the wall of the aorta leads to a bulge called an aneurysm which may rupture a potentially fateful problem. The standard treatment for an aneurysm is to repair it ...

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Energy intake directly related to portion size

...en the portion size is larger, irrespective of the serving method and other subject characteristics. The authors of the study said that the study assumed significance as portion size is a modifiable factor of energy intake which could be effectively addressed in the prevention and treatment of obesity....

Pizza is bad for health. But, do you know how bad?

...us do not understand the extent of damage a single serving of pizza could do to our overall health. A recent ...y four famous pizza chains, revealed that a single serving of almost all varieties of pizza can deliver more fat than a cheese burger. The study suggests that...

Risk of hemorrhagic stroke increased in smoking individuals

...chemic stroke - caused by a clot in a blood vessel serving the brain - and smoking. The new study that covered 22,022 male US physicians followed for nearly 18 years has shown that compared to those who// had never smoked, men who smoked less than 20 cigarettes a day had a 1.7 times higher risk of hemorrhagi...

A Tomato a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away

Just one serving a day of tomato-based foods such as pizza or tomato sauce could lower your risk for heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to a new Harvard study. "The results are pretty enticing," says study author Howard Sesso, an assistant professor at...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...mount of carb in a serving. Considered this way, a serving of carrots has a modest glycemic load of 3, compared with 26 for an unadorned baked potato.Metabolic havoc Blood sugar levels may shoot twice as high after a high-GI meal as after a low one, and that unleashes metabolic havoc: The body responds with...

The Benefits Of Nuts

... according to a new study.// Consuming a one-ounce serving of peanuts or other nuts five or more times a week can lower the risk of cholecystectomy, or removal of the gallbladder, by 25 percent. For those who prefer peanut butter, one tablespoon five or more times a week lowers the risk by 15 percent. Even...

Preschoolers eat more when served in bigger helpings

... just negated all these factors and highlights the serving portion as that guides children in eating more or less, as the case might be. The research conducted by Cornell University researchers emphasizes that children eat more food if they are served large portions, regardless of anything like last meal si...

Risk for colorectal cancer high with eating red meat

...ople when compared to those who did not ate even a serving per week. Reference: British Medical Journal news, June 2005...

Help teenagers eat healthy by giving nutritional information along with food.

...me of the information provide to the students were serving size, calories per servings, total fat and saturated fats, carbohydrate and sodium content etc. Calorie content and fat level seemed to be the main input that affected the choice of the teens the most. Reference: Journal of Child Nutrition and Manag...

Consuming Fish During Pregnancy Boosts Child’s I

...gence levels increased by 7% with every additional serving of fish. The study also infers that an increase o...ke dropped the babies’ intelligence by 12.5%. One serving of swordfish per week contributed 1ppm to the system. Pregnant women are therefore advised to avoid ...

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