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  • cognitive
  • Their medical and neurological history was assessed, they had standard physical and neurological tests and their cognitive function was measured every 18 months. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • In another article, a population-based cohort from Bordeaux, France, Feart and colleagues5 attempted to replicate the association of Mediterranean-type diet and cognitive decline previously described by Scarmeas et al.2 The authors used 4 neuropsychological tests to evaluate cognitive decline. (natap.org)
  • Whether the study by Feart et al should be considered supportive of the protective role of the Mediterranean-type diet for cognitive function is debatable. (natap.org)
  • All 4 cognitive tests constituted their primary outcome measures. (natap.org)
  • The lack of consistent association with the other cognitive measures, especially the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test, is of concern if pre-AD pathology was the target of the Mediterranean-type diet. (natap.org)
  • disease
  • Having high levels of HDL reduces heart disease and stroke. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A growing body of evidence supports the theory that the Mediterranean diet protects against the development of heart disease. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Fitó and collaborators randomly selected a total of 296 individuals who had a high risk of heart disease and were participating in the Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea study. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Since Heart month is upon us, this post will explore the benefits of essential healthy fats in the prevention of heart disease and regulation of a healthy heart. (angelfood.org)
  • However, some people may accumulate high levels of uric acid, which is a risk factor for heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • ω-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • This meta-analysis of observational studies concluded that blood levels of omega-3 fats were modestly associated with a lower risk of fatal heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • This observational study in middle-aged Australian women found no significant association between the DII and heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • This meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials concluded that the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • The Association Of Nut Consumption With Cardiovascular Mortality And Coronary Heart Disease Risk In Women. (alivebynature.com)
  • However, in an adjusted secondary analysis, nut consumption was associated with a reduced risk of developing heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • This meta-analysis of prospective observational studies concluded that cheese consumption is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. (alivebynature.com)
  • High intakes of vitamin K are thought to reduce heart disease risk by decreasing the calcification of blood vessels. (alivebynature.com)
  • One of the largest studies of the impact of food and drink on mental decline has found that eating a Mediterranean diet cuts the risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 40 per cent. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • The diet of southern France, Italy and Spain, rich in olive oil and red wine, is known to protect against heart disease and high blood pressure but this is the first time it has been shown to prevent Alzheimer's disease. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • The Mediterranean diet has long been associated with a reduction in heart disease and atherosclerosis. (authorscott.com)
  • The associations of the Mediterranean-type diet with cognition, heart disease, cancer, and mortality probably reflect a lifetime of exposure both to the diet and to other healthy behaviors. (natap.org)
  • Most of the time, patients realize that they have the disease only when they experience other cardiovascular disorders such as stroke or heart attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rheumatic heart disease may follow untreated strep throat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treating people who have strep throat with antibiotics can decrease the risk of rheumatic heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Valvular heart disease Congenital heart disease - heart structure malformations existing at birth Rheumatic heart disease - heart muscles and valves damage due to rheumatic fever caused by Streptococcus pyogenes a group A streptococcal infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, other research has sought to examine the symptoms of the disease and propose methods on how to alleviate these symptoms through changes in diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Current medications that work to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease can also be made more effective through changes in diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Promising research shows that a diet consisting of foods typically associated with a Mediterranean diet may act as a preventative measure for the disease due to the high levels of antioxidants found in within these foods such as complex phenols, vitamins C and E, and carotenoids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other research has shown that diets rich in dairy products result in a higher likelihood of developing Parkinson's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drinking more than the standard drink amount increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, stroke and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have shown that heavy drinkers put themselves at greater risk for heart disease and developing potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmias. (wikipedia.org)
  • hypertensive
  • In contrast, a low-dose TMAO treatment is associated with reduced cardiac fibrosis and [markers of] failing heart in spontaneously hypertensive rats. (theheart.co.uk)
  • risk
  • However, studies have shown that HDL doesn't work as well in people at high risk for heart attacks , strokes, and other cardiovascular diseases and that the functional ability of HDL matters as much as its quantity," explains Fitó. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Of that list, five risk factors usually related to lifestyle -- high blood pressure, smoking, abdominal obesity , diet and physical activity -- are responsible for a full 80 percent of all stroke risk, according to the researchers. (americanvoiceinstitute.org)
  • He added that the other risk factors -- smoking, abdominal obesity, diet and physical activity -- in the top five contributors to stroke risk were modifiable as well. (americanvoiceinstitute.org)
  • They acknowledge that "it seems that a fish-rich and vegetarian diet, which is beneficial or at least neutral for cardiovascular risk, is associated with a significantly higher plasma TMAO than red meat- and egg-rich diets, which are considered to increase the cardiovascular risk. (theheart.co.uk)
  • It has also been suggested that a diet that results in high plasma urate can result in a reduced risk of developing PD due to urate's ability to reduce oxidative stresses by scavenging peroxynitrite and hydroxyl radicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • assess
  • Using twins allowed team members to assess the influence of the diet on HRV while controlling for genetic and other familial influence. (redorbit.com)
  • The researchers also used echocardiography to assess the structure and functioning of the rodents' hearts and electrocardiography to monitor their heartbeats. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The present case-control study was designed to examine the relationship between serum Hcy levels and IHD and to assess the role of dietary factors in the southern Mediterranean population of Crete, Greece. (cambridge.org)
  • Eating
  • 4) I am a drive-thru dieter, eating fast-food one day and punishing myself the next by going on a strict diet. (3fatchicks.com)
  • Prevention is generally by eating a healthy diet, exercise, not smoking, and maintaining a normal weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The third diet was a healthful "control" diet that contained a reduced amount of red meat, high-fat dairy products, processed foods, and sweets. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This recipe is high in Omega 3's and fiber, making it heart healthy! (angelfood.org)
  • rich
  • An easier way to try and meet or exceed requirements is by adding more Omega 3 rich foods in your diet. (angelfood.org)
  • alcohol
  • One of the short-term effects of alcohol is impaired mental function, which can cause behavioral changes and memory impairment. (wikipedia.org)