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A clinical trial of the effects of dietary patterns on blood pressure. DASH Collaborative Research Group.
TLDR
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods and with reduced saturated and total fat can substantially lower blood pressure.
Effects on blood pressure of reduced dietary sodium and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet
TLDR
The effect of different levels of dietary sodium, in conjunction with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which is rich in vegetables, fruits, and low-fat dairy products, in persons with and in those without hypertension is studied.
Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup in beverages may play a role in the epidemic of obesity.
TLDR
The increase in consumption of HFCS has a temporal relation to the epidemic of obesity, and the overconsumption of H FCS in calorically sweetened beverages may play a role in the epidemic.
Obesity
TLDR
There is good evidence that obese patients who lose weight reduce their risk for comorbid diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and cardiovascular disease, and experience improved overall quality of life.
Medical consequences of obesity.
  • G. Bray
  • Medicine, Biology
    The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
  • 1 June 2004
TLDR
The release of cytokines from the fat cell may stimulate the proinflammatory state that characterizes obesity, and the combined effect of these pathogenetic consequences of increased fat stores is an increased risk of shortened life expectancy.
Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Effect of Weight Loss: An Update of the 1997 American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Obesity and Heart Disease From the
TLDR
The available evidence of the impact of obesity on CVD is reviewed with emphasis on the evaluation of cardiac structure and function in obese patients and the effect of weight loss on the cardiovascular system.
Reduction in Weight and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes
TLDR
At 1 year, ILI resulted in clinically significant weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes and was associated with improved diabetes control and CVD risk factors and reduced medicine use in ILI versus DSE.
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