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 DiseaseRisk of cardiovascular disease after pre-eclampsia and the effect of lifestyle interventions: a literature-based study. - Published by PubMed
Discharge Counseling for Patients with Heart Failure or Myocardial Infarction: A Best Practices Model Developed by Members of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy's Cardiology Practice and Research Network Based on the Hospital to Home (H2H) Initiative. - Published by PubMed
Lipotoxicity: effects of dietary saturated and transfatty acids. - Published by PubMed
Sucrose, high-fructose corn syrup, and fructose, their metabolism and potential health effects: what do we really know? - Published by PubMed
Plaque Stability and the Southern European Paradox. - Published by PubMed