Category: CARDIOLOGY : HEART
DASH DIET : FOR CONTROL OF BLOOD PRESSURE
What is DASH Diet?
- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension is known as DASH Diet
- The DASH diet is recommended for people with hypertension (high blood pressure) or prehypertension.
- The DASH diet eating plan has been proven to lower blood pressure in studies
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Gene-editing tools in Heart Disease Patients
What are gene editing tools?
Genome editing is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted, modified or replaced in the genome of a living organism. Common methods for such editing is by using nucleases, or “molecular scissors”.
What is a
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Health Risk in Women
What are the diseases that cause maximum health risk in women?
Heart disease kills more women in the United States than even cancer deaths. This is a major health risk in elderly women.Cardiovascular disease, often thought to be a “male” problem, is the main killer of … Read more
Heart Disease in Women
Why we should be worried about heart disease?
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years.
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The kidneys are the organs in the body which keep up with the excess sodium in the bloodstream. As sodium accumulates in the body it draws water in to dilute the sodium. In this process both the amount of fluid surrounding cells and the volume of blood in the bloodstream … Read more
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How to Prevent Heart Disease ?
1. Why Fruits and vegetables are good for a heart healthy diet ?
If you eat more vegetables and fruits ,your calorie intake will be low and you can maintain a healthy weight.
Eating more fruits and vegetables may help you cut back on … Read more
DIETARY FIBER / ROUGHAGE
1.What is Dietary fiber or roughage ?
Dietary fiber or roughage is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants.
2.What are the foods rich in Dietary fiber?
Foods rich in fibers: fruits, vegetables and grains.
3.What are the components of dietary fiber?
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1. How much calories are present in Tomatoes?
100 gram amount, raw tomatoes supply 18 calories. Good food for people on weight loosing program.
2. What are health benefits of lycopene?
Potential claims for lycopene are –
Lycopene favorably affects – DNA, skin exposed to ultraviolet radiation, heart function and … Read more