16. Cardiovascular Disease: Answers to Common Questions from Medical Journalists

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch16

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2005) Cardiovascular Disease: Answers to Common Questions from Medical Journalists, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular disease;
  • epidemiology;
  • insulin resistance syndrome;
  • lipid-related factors;
  • endothelium

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition of Cardiovascular Disease

  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease

  • Definitions and Prevalence of Diabetes, the Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Obesity

  • Lipid—Related Factors

  • The Role of the Endothelium

  • Diet and Oxidative Stress

  • Diet and Blood Clotting

  • Inflammation

  • Homocysteine

  • Factors Relating to Adipose (fat) Tissue

  • Nutrition During Pregnancy and Fetal Growth

  • The Effect of Different Diets on Heart Disease Risk

  • Physical Activity

  • Public Health Recommendations to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

  • Key References