Dietary nutrients in preventing cardiovascular diseases: a narrative review

Saket, Khadijeh and Khodabakhsh, Mozhdeh and Salari, Roshanak (2017) Dietary nutrients in preventing cardiovascular diseases: a narrative review. Reviews in Clinical Medicine, 4 (2). pp. 78-82.

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Foods play an important role in preparing the health of body. Foods and nutrients are effective in increasing health and regulating the immune system as well as in prevention of different diseases such as cardiovascular diseases. In the past few years, the prevalence of cardiovascular disease is progressively increasing. Change in lifestyle and dietary pattern of the societies plays an important role in inducing cardiovascular diseases. Studies have shown that the risk of cardiovascular disease among people consuming more vegetables is lower. Recent findings suggest that foods rich in omega-3, vitamins, antioxidants and fibers are useful for the health of cardiovascular system and such nutrition, in addition to disease prevention, reduces the cost and side effects of chemical treatments. In this article, different clinical trials introducing beneficial dietary approaches in preventing cardiovascular diseases are reviewed

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular System
Divisions: Journals > Reviews in Clinical Medicine
Depositing User: RCM RCM
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2017 14:14
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2017 14:14

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