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Mediterranean diet in reducing the risk of CVD!

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29 Sep 2016 - General
 

Cardio vascular accidents are the leading cause of death among both men and women and the prevalence is rising very rapidly too. Essentially a consumption of mediterranean diet is much needed as a preventive measure. There are few modifiable risk factors identified for cardio vascular diseases. Consumption of fast food is very abandon in the society which may increase the risk of having high serum cholesterol levels in turn. It will lead for the deposition of cholesterol in the intima of the vessels. In a mediterranean diet you will not get such harmful contents and instead of them, you will get anti oxydants inside your body to fight and make the blood vessel walls stable. Have it. Get rid of CVDs

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Rajinda Asalage This topic makes me really homesick. Mediterranean food is not only about extra virgin olive oil and nuts, It is more about having a meal based on fresh vegetables, fruits, ...
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Rajinda Asalage thank you for posting this article, I also want to add that Mediterranean diet is also associated with a reduced incidence of cancer, and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's...
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Rajinda Asalage Great topic for the community! It is really inevitable for us in the healthcare profession to consume fast food due to time constraint. However, we must start practicing wha...
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@Rajinda Asalage Thank you for posting this article on ' World Heart Day.' In today's world, where life is so busy and stressful, it is very important to have a balanced and nutritious diet. Nowadays, even many healthcare professionals ar...
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