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Sarah Armes posted a discussion
Olive oil is an essential component of the Mediterranean diet, being its primary fat source. Depending on the processing of the olives, different categories of olive oil are obtained, all having a high content of monounsaturated fatty acids, mainly…
Oct 11
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world, at about 11 g/day, and cardiovascular disease accounts for 40% of mortality. A recent study (click here) estimated the potential impact of reducing salt intake on CVD events in China, via…
Sep 7
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
Diet Quality Indices (DQIs) are assessment tools used to estimate the overall quality of an individual's dietary intake by assessing food and nutrient intake, as well as lifestyle characteristics, based on how well they fit with dietary guidelines.…
Aug 5
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The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet incorporates elements of two well-known diets: the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet. The MIND diet aims to reduce dementia and…
Jul 11
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
A recent study assessed the association between a multi-dimensional Macronutrient Quality Index (MQI) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in a Mediterranean cohort. The MQI expresses high-quality macronutrient intake and was calculated based on…
Jun 3
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
The PaleoDiet score included six food groups that are encouraged in this diet (fruit, nuts, vegetables, eggs, meat, and fish) and five that are avoided (cereals and grains, dairy products, legumes, culinary ingredients, and processed/ultra-processed…
May 9
Sarah Armes replied to Xunhan LI's discussion Do you think camelina oil supplements reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?
"Hi Xunhan, this was a really interesting read, as I hadn't heard about camelina oil before. In contrast to the present study, a Finnish study in 2018 found that camelina oil supplementation for 12 weeks had no significant differences in glucose…"
Apr 11
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
Soy provides high-quality proteins and high amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). It is also one of the most important sources of phytoestrogens. A recent randomised controlled trial (RCT) found that longer-term soy nut intake as part of a…
Apr 11
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A 24-month, non-randomised, controlled intervention trial investigated the effect of an intensive healthy lifestyle programme, with seminars, workshops and coaching, on weight and metabolic risk profile.
143 participants were enrolled (91…
Mar 4
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An analysis of prospective data from a community-based cohort of African American adults in the Jackson Heart Study. Participants were assigned scores to 3 plant-based dietary patterns: an overall plant-based diet index (PDI), a healthy…
Feb 1
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Liu R., Mi, B., Zhao, Y., Li, Q., Dang, S. and Yan, H. Gender-specific association between carbohydrate consumption and blood pressure in Chinese adults. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. 2021

The present Cross-sectional study,…
Dec 8, 2021
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Huang M, Lo K, Li J, Allison M, Wu WC and Liu S. 2021. Pasta meal intake in relation to risks of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women: findings from the Women’s Health Initiative. BMJ Nutrition,…
Nov 5, 2021
Sarah Armes posted a discussion
Petermann-Rocha F, Parra-Soto S, Gray S, Anderson J, Welsh P, Gill J, Sattar N, Ho F.K, Celis-Morales C and Pell J.P. Vegetarians, fish, poultry, and meat-eaters: who has higher risk of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality? A prospective…
Oct 11, 2021
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Jun 11, 2021
Sarah Armes is now a member of iKANN
Apr 22, 2021