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The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
... about expected sexual behavior. "Our society is saturated
with sex, but primarily the negative side of sex. The idea of sex being something you do with someone you care about is not being taught. You would expect parents to talk to their children about the positive side of sex, but they don't. Instead, chi...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...ecoming physically active and eating a diet low in saturated
fat andcholesterol. Medical treatments, primarily cholesterol-lowering drugs, are alsoavailable." The 1998 Heart and Stroke Statistical Update includes a section to tiein with the AHA's effort to alert women of the dangers of heart disease a...
Fat: It's Not For Breakfast Anymore; Study Finds Fat Linked To Clotting
...study's lead author. The study found that saturated
as well as unsaturated fats increasedlevels of fac...acid composition. One had palmitic acid (a highly saturated
fat found inanimals); one had stearic acid (found in beef and cocoa butter) and the othertwo contain...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
... "It is in foods that are normally associated with saturated
fats, but those foods can contain things that are good for you, too. The lesson here is that we still know so little about what is in foods naturally. We know that they contain certain vitamins and minerals, but there could be thousands of nutrients ...
Want To Eat Less Fat? Resolve To Read Food Labels
...sizes, along with corresponding calories,total and saturated
fat, sodium, cholesterol and vitamins A and C, among otherdietary components. For this study, researchers randomly surveyed a representative sample of 1,450adults in Washington state who were asked about label use, food intake, exerciseand smoking. L...
Wine Drinkers Consume Heart-Smart Diets
...it, vegetables, salad, and fish; reduced intake of saturated
fat; and the use of olive oilin cooking. Results showed that that moderate wine drinkers (1 to 3 glasses per day) consumed the mostheart-healthy diet. While the authors acknowledge that the patterns revealed in this study may be a Danish phenomenon,...
The American Heart Association Urges Caution On Cholestin
...their diet -- forexample by lowering the amount of saturated
fat they eat and by increasing theamount of fruits...roducts theyconsume," says Pearson. Most dietary saturated
fat is derived from animalproducts, such as red meat, butter, cheese and whole milk. If di...
Changes In Levels Of LDLc From Pre- To Post-Menopausal Years Not Valuable Indicator Of Heart Disease, Reports University Of Pittsburgh Researcher
...ive therapies including changing the diet,reducing saturated
fat and cholesterol, lowering weight, increasing exercise andquitting smoking. There are also potent drugs to lower cholesterol levels;lower LDLc (<100 mg/dL); raise HDLc, or good cholesterol (60-65 mg/dL); andlower the systolic blood pressure (...
NHLBI Urges Americans To Take Control Of Their Hypertension
...ts,vegetables, and lowfat dairy foods and lower in saturated
fat, total fat, andcholesterol. It has been shown to reduce high blood pressure. The fact sheetgives an overview of the plan and a week of DASH menus. Heart healthy recipes from the NHLBI Stay Young At Heart Program, aswell as special Latino an...
Diet Can Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
...ows thatprogressive reduction in dietary calories, saturated
fat and cholesterol haspositive benefit in reducing serum lipids and lipoproteins and cardiovascularrisk without use of conventional cholesterol lowering drugs....
American Heart Association Media Advisory: Cholesterol Lowering Margarines
... They should be combined with a diet thatis low in saturated
fat which comes from animal sources, such as butter, meatand milk and high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy productsand lean meat. Additionally, for many people, medications such as thecholesterol-lowering drugs may still provide t...
American Heart Association media advisory: long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women
...ating foods like bacon and eggs, which are high in saturated
fat andcholesterol." The paper reaffirms the heart... blood cholesterolprovided that the diet is low in saturated
fat and cholesterol. The paper being published in JAMA looked at 68,782 women over a period of 10yea...
Soy foods reduce risk of coronary heart disease
...e fibreand soy protein foods which are also low in saturated
fat." These cardiovascular benefits are supported by a second study presented byJenkins demonstrating that in the same subjects, smaller amounts of the same soyfoods prevented oxidation of LDL cholesterol -- a process which damages thecoronary artery...
Risk factors for women remain high one year after heart surgery
... And although patients reported consumingless fat, saturated
fat and dietary cholesterol, amounts remained aboverecommended levels. "The study indicates that heart disease risk factors are not beingadequately managed," says Allen. "And because coronary heart disease is by farthe leading cause of death ...
Moooooove over, chicken! Study shows lean red meat can play a role in low-fat diet
...eatbecause many cuts of red meat can have too much saturated
fat," says Peter O.Kwiterovich, M.D., director of The Johns Hopkins University Lipid Clinic. "Now,lean cuts of red meat are readily available to consumers. If you follow aheart-healthy diet, it doesn't make a difference whether you eat red meat orw...
Hearts N' Parks - an innovative North Carolina program to prevent heart disease launched
...ries consumed with calories used and islow in fat, saturated
fat, and cholesterol, and high in fruits and vegetables,lowfat dairy products and whole grains. The NHLBI has been helping Americans and people worldwide stay healthiersince 1948. NHLBI undertakes a wide range of activities to improve theund...
Children CATCH on to heart-health messages
...ntained a diet significantly lower intotal fat and saturated
fat and continued to pursue more vigorous physicalactivity levels compared to the students in the control groups. These resultssuggest that schools can be an important place to help youth establish habitsthat may help prevent the early onset of cardi...
Cholesterol lowering in elderly reduces heart disease and strokes
...ol in check byfollowing an eating pattern lower in saturated
fat, total fat, and cholesterol,being physically a...thy life habits notedabove--eating a diet lower in saturated
fat, total fat, and cholesterol, beingphysically active, and maintaining a healthy weight. *...
New sterol spread can reduce bad cholesterol
...rol levels will still need to follow a diet low in saturated
fat and cholesterol and probably take cholesterol-...show that simply eating a diet that is low in both saturated
fat and cholesterol can reduce LDL cholesterol levels by 5-10 percent. "So, if on top of that you c...
New drug shows promise for saving lives from heart failure
...rged to reduce salt consumption, eat a diet low in saturated
fat and high in fruits and vegetables, and, exercise if they are able. Co-authors are Marc A. Pfeffer, M.D., Ph.D.,Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; Duncan J.Stewart, M.D., St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada; Edmund K. Kerut, Heart Clinic of...
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