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Articles On Heart and Circulation

June 28, 2019

Review supports heart health benefits of Aronia berry consumption

"'The results of current meta-analysis study highlight that Aronia supplementation may lead to a significant increase in HDL, and reduction in total cholesterol and LDL, respectively . . .”

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January 10, 2019

Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease risk

"Review commissioned by WHO says fibre in ‘good’ carbohydrates such as wholegrain bread and oats has protective effect"

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November 5, 2018

Evidence continues to build linking fiber supplementation and improved cholesterol levels

"There’s mounting evidence that psyllium, oat bran beta-glucan, and PolyGlycopleX each confer blood lipid management benefits"

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September 3, 2015

Up Fibre Intake To Lower Blood Pressure: 2000-Strong Study, by Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

"'Therefore, it may be a favourable approach to choose fibre-rich foods to prevent elevated blood pressure,' they wrote in the British Journal of Nutrition."

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January 27, 2014

Polyphenols May Slash Heart Disease Risk, by Stephen Daniells

"In addition, the highest average intakes of lignans were associated with a 49% reduction in CVD risk."

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October 21, 2013

Low Dietary Fibre Intake May Increase Cardiovascular Risk: Study, by Nathan Gray

"There is a significant association between low intakes of dietary fibre intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation, and obesity, according to new research that strengthens the previously suggested link between fibre intake and metabolic health."

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October 14, 2013

Potent Antihypertensive Action Of Dietary Flaxseed In Hypertensive Patients

"Flaxseed contains ω-3 fatty acids, lignans, and fiber that together may provide benefits to patients with cardiovascular disease."

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September 4, 2013

Intake And Time Dependence Of Blueberry Flavonoid–Induced Improvements In Vascular Function: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind, Crossover Intervention Study With Mechanistic Insights Into Biological Activity

"Blueberry intake acutely improves vascular function in healthy men in a time- and intake-dependent manner."

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August 29, 2013

Microbiome Breakthrough: Gut Flora Implicated In Metabolic Disorders, by Nathan Gray

"There is a distinct link between the composition of our gut bacteria and incidence of obesity related conditions including heart disease and diabetes, according to new data from the MetaHIT project."

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June 21, 2013

Gandolfini’s Sudden Death All Too Ordinary, by Maggie Fox

"While a lack of exercise and a fat-and-meat laden Western diet add a huge amount of risk, heart disease can affect people who are not overweight, who exercise and who do not overeat."

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