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Weight control and heart benefits linked to daily nut consumption

A daily serving of nuts or peanuts could help prevent weight gain, normalise insulin response and provide other heart health benefits, according to two new studies.

6 November, 2018

Green tea’s role in preventing ‘Alzheimer’s of the heart’

Clumps of proteins – similar to those in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients – can be found in diseased hearts; the green tea antioxidant EGCG is one way to help prevent them.

18 September, 2018

Heart benefits with full-fat dairy

The type of saturated fat found in full-fat dairy products doesn’t hurt – and say researchers may even help – heart and circulatory health.

6 August, 2018

Does hardening of the arteries begin in the gut?

New research links a low diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our guts to a significantly raised risk for hardening of the arteries.

31 May, 2018

Omega-6 fats protect against premature death

Getting adequate levels of omega-6 fatty acids in your diet could prevent against early death and help keep keep cardiovascular diseases at bay.

20 March, 2018

Add yoghurt to reduce heart disease risk

In people studied for three decades, more than two servings a week of yogurt led to an approximately 20% lower risk of major coronary heart disease or stroke.

16 February, 2018

Get on your feet to reduce heart attack risk

Low-intensity physical activity, such as standing, walking or even doing household chores can be more beneficial for your health than once thought.

9 February, 2018

Study finds heart protective effects of sea buckthorn

A new review suggests that supplementing with nutrient- and antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil could help protect against heart disease.

5 February, 2018

Big implications for how salt interacts with gut bacteria

Excess dietary salt interacts with common bacteria in the gut with implications for the development of not only hypertension but certain autoimmune diseases as well.

31 January, 2018

Turmeric shows benefits in lowering LDL cholesterol

Pooled evidence from several trials suggests that regularly consuming turmeric, or its active constituent curcumin, could help lower some of the risk factors for heart disease.

19 January, 2018