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Plant-Based Diet Lowers Risk for Cardiovascular Disease, Study Suggests

Dallas, TX—Upping plant-based food intake and eating fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health, according to new research published in the...

Flavonoid Intake May Help Protect Against Cancer, Heart Disease, Research Suggests

Perth, Western Australia—Flavonoid-rich items can help protect against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith...

Supplements/Diet Ineffective for Cardiovascular Health? CRN Calls New Study “Wrongheaded”

A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that nutritional supplements and dietary interventions have little to no effect on cardiovascular health....

Study: Glucosamine Related to Lower Risk of CVD

United Kingdom—Glucosamine could be related to lower risk of CVD events, according to a study published in BMJ. The study was performed on 466,039 patients...

DASH Slashes Risk of Heart Failure; Results “better than any medicine”

Winston-Salem, NC--The DASH diet may reduce the risk of heart failure in people under 75, according to an observational study by researchers at Wake Forest...
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Study: K2 Helps Preserve Heart Health

Leuven, Belgium—Vitamin K2 could be vital to heart health maintenance, according to a new study published in Journal of the American Heart Association. According to...

Study Explores Heart-Healthy Benefits of Walnuts

Pennsylvania—Walnuts can help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)—but not just through their fatty acid content, according to a...

Omega-3 Expert: New Science Links Omega-6 to Heart Benefits

Sioux Falls, SD--Do omega-6 fatty acids fuel disease-causing inflammation or are they just as important as omega-3s in reducing risk of disease? Two new...

Study: Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Risk for CVD

West Lafayette, IN, and Boston, MA--Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may lead to a decrease in risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD),...

Avocados May Improve Heart Health

Mission Viejo, CA—A study performed on 31 overweight and obese men and women found that eating avocados for breakfast lead to improved glycemic and...