The correlation between diet, a hectic lifestyle and heart disease is known for the last few decades.
All that is worth cherishing begins in the heart, not the head. - Suzanne Chapin
The "Heart" has been the center of mankind from time immemorial.
'Mind is the partial side of men; the heart is everythingí says Rivarol.
But how many of us in our busy life, actually stop and think about our 'hearts', its physiological well being and care about it as much as our emotional well being?
"The schedule is crazy - it's all suitcases and hotel rooms and you just go nonstop. It's a crazy lifestyle, it really is." - Christina Aguilera - American Singer
Everyday someone young and successful dies of heart disease. Research has now shown the onset of heart problem is due to our modern lifestyle changes. The life we lead today is more stressful than that of our forefathers.
With the advent of processed and innovative fast foods and the influx rapidly of so many technological innovations like Television, computers, Internet and Multi Media our whole pattern of living has undergone such a drastic transformation that some of these changes have had a detrimental effect to our health. This has lead to the increase in the number of people suffering from cardiovascular and other lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma. A balanced diet and healthy regime including exercise is the need of the hour to help us to live longer and to be happy.
What is New in Heart Disease?
1. Exposure to Air Pollution May Up Heart Disease Risk among Black AmericansBlacks Americans are often exposed to air pollution more than whites and are at higher risk of heart disease and death, reveals a new study. Exposure to air pollution is associated with elevated blood sugar levels, poorly functioning blood vessels, heart disease events and death. Read More..
Latest Publications and Research on Diet, Lifestyle and Heart DiseaseMeditation smartphone application effects on prehypertensive adults' blood pressure: Dose-response feasibility trial. - Published by PubMed
Lipids and Women's Health: Recent Updates and Implications for Practice. - Published by PubMed
Intake of glucosinolates and risk of coronary heart disease in three large prospective cohorts of US men and women. - Published by PubMed
Gender and Race Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among New York City Adults: New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES) 2013-2014. - Published by PubMed
Adherence to Mediterranean diet, high-sensitive C-reactive protein, and severity of coronary artery disease: Contemporary data from the INTERCATH cohort. - Published by PubMed