Atherosclerosis

New study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting coffee consumption may reduce cardiovascular disease risk, say its authors

3-5 cups of coffee a day may help keep artery blockages away

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

People who consume between three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of coronary artery calcium build-up, which can lead to artery blockages, according to research published in the British Medical Journal’s publication Heart.

LycoRed: Cardio health is not just about reducing LDL cholesterol

LycoRed: Cardio health is not just about reducing LDL cholesterol

By Elaine Watson

While many cardio health products are still focused on reducing 'bad' LDL cholesterol, the next generation will cover a broader range of benefits from improving endothelial function to protecting LDL cholesterol from oxidation, predicts tomato...

Is butter really so bad for you?

Cardiologist aims to bust saturated fat ‘myth’

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Advice to cut saturated fat has actually increased cardiovascular risk – and high fat dairy and red meat have been unfairly demonised, claims cardiologist Aseem Malhotra in the British Medical Journal.

Ingredients line up to support function of endothelial layer

Special Edition: New trends in heart-healthy foods

Ingredients line up to support function of endothelial layer

By Hank Schultz

The health of the endothelium, that thin layer of cells lining the blood vessels, is the front line for cardiovascular health.  And a variety of food and supplement ingredients are showing promise in supporting the function of this vital tissue.

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