Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases

WHO Technical Report Series, No. 916 (TRS 916)

Nutritional Recommendations for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Red and processed meat consumption and risk of incident coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes mellitus: Green tea consumption may reduce LDL-C; however, the effect-size and the dose needed are still unknown. I B Efforts should be put into reducing sodium content in industrial foods through legislation. This risk is increased by biological factors such as obesity , high blood pressure, diabetes and low cardio-respiratory fitness. Conclusions Despite the contribution of dairy products to the saturated fatty acid composition of the diet, and given the diversity of dairy foods of widely differing fat composition, there is no clear evidence that dairy food consumption is consistently associated with a higher risk of CVD [ 48 ] and some evidence that low-fat products may have beneficial effects on blood pressure. Evidence-based d -bate on health benefits of Vitamin D revisited.

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Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases