Folic acid - not just a woman's nutrient
Folic acid is not only a safeguard against spina bifida and other
birth defects in babies - it can also prevent heart disease and
strokes, two of Northern Ireland's biggest killers, according to
research from the University of...
Heart disease, diet and women - new link
The belief that a fatty diet is potentially harmful to human health
gained more credence this week when a sixteen-year study found one
of the first direct links between a fatty diet and heart disease in
women, reports the science...
Vitamins V fresh fruit and veg - the debate continues
Taking vitamins to combat the effects of heart disease or cancer
could be a waste of time, claim researchers from Oxford
University's Clinical Trial Service.
More wholegrains for a lower risk of diabetes
Overweight adults with a diet rich in wholegrains could
significantly reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a
new study by researchers at Harvard University.
Fat blasting slows down under stress
Triglycerides, a type of fat linked to heart disease, may take
longer to clear from the bloodstream when we are stressed.
Healthy diet early in life key to prevent heart diseases
According to a survey from Opinion Research Corporation, 78 per
cent of American parents are not aware that signs of heart disease
begin developing during childhood.
Vit. B fortified foods improves public health
According to a new report, fortifying foods with B vitamins and
giving additional supplements to people with heart disease, and
those at risk, could save lives and money.
Antioxidants may interfere with cholesterol drugs
According to researchers, supplementing the diet with antioxidant
vitamins and minerals appears to blunt the beneficial effects of
certain cholesterol-lowering drugs.
More evidence of black tea benefits
According to a recent study, a cup of black tea, with an apple and
a chunk of chocolate may help protect against heart disease.
Doctors prescribe fruit and veg
Doctors in the UK are to prescribe fruit and vegetables to
potential victims of heart disease in a new experiment to tackle
Vitamin C daily to reduce heart disease
People with high levels of vitamin C in their blood may be at less
risk to die of heart disease, a recent study reveals.
Scientists at Cambridge...
Oats and Vitamin E reduce artery damage
A side dish of oatmeal or an appetizer of vitamin E may help
prevent some of the damage to arteries caused by fatty foods and
may lower heart disease...
Fresh research on benefits of Vitamin C
Evidence that daily substantial intakes of fruit and vegetable
intakes could help protect us from heart disease gained further
support from a recent study...
Good cholesterol and fats may play positive role in heart risk
Men with healthy levels of "good" cholesteroland other fats in the
blood seem to be at lower risk of heart disease, even if they
High cholesterol in UK population remains untreated
At least a quarter of English adults have cholesterol levels above
the ideal, yet only one in 50 take cholesterol lowering drugs,
finds a study in this...