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Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health.
Nutrients 2016; 8(6)N

Abstract

The increasing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) despite the progress in management entails the need of more effective preventive and curative strategies. As dietary-associated risk is the most important behavioral factor influencing global health, it appears the best target in the challenge against CVD. Although for many years, since the formulation of the cholesterol hypothesis, a nutrient-based approach was attempted for CVD prevention and treatment, in recent years a dietary-based approach resulted more effective in reducing cardiovascular risk worldwide. After the publication of randomized trials on the remarkable effects of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on CVD, new efforts were put on research about the effects of complex dietary interventions on CVD. The purpose of this paper is to review the evidence on dietary interventions in the prevention and disease modification of CVD, focusing on coronary artery disease and heart failure, the main disease responsible for the enormous toll taken by CVD worldwide.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. ravera.alice@gmail.com.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. valentina.carubelli@gmail.com.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. edoardo.sc@tin.it.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. ivano.bonadei@libero.it.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. eliogorga@gmail.com.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. canidarios@gmail.com.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. isotta5@hotmail.com.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. metramarco@libero.it.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy. lombardi.carlo@alice.it.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

27314382

Citation

Ravera, Alice, et al. "Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health." Nutrients, vol. 8, no. 6, 2016.
Ravera A, Carubelli V, Sciatti E, et al. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health. Nutrients. 2016;8(6).
Ravera, A., Carubelli, V., Sciatti, E., Bonadei, I., Gorga, E., Cani, D., ... Lombardi, C. (2016). Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health. Nutrients, 8(6), doi:10.3390/nu8060363.
Ravera A, et al. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health. Nutrients. 2016 Jun 14;8(6) PubMed PMID: 27314382.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Finding the Perfect Recipe for Cardiovascular Health. AU - Ravera,Alice, AU - Carubelli,Valentina, AU - Sciatti,Edoardo, AU - Bonadei,Ivano, AU - Gorga,Elio, AU - Cani,Dario, AU - Vizzardi,Enrico, AU - Metra,Marco, AU - Lombardi,Carlo, Y1 - 2016/06/14/ PY - 2016/03/01/received PY - 2016/05/05/revised PY - 2016/05/23/accepted PY - 2016/6/18/entrez PY - 2016/6/18/pubmed PY - 2017/3/9/medline KW - DASH KW - Mediterranean KW - cardiovascular disease KW - coronary artery disease KW - diet KW - heart failure KW - hypertension JF - Nutrients JO - Nutrients VL - 8 IS - 6 N2 - The increasing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) despite the progress in management entails the need of more effective preventive and curative strategies. As dietary-associated risk is the most important behavioral factor influencing global health, it appears the best target in the challenge against CVD. Although for many years, since the formulation of the cholesterol hypothesis, a nutrient-based approach was attempted for CVD prevention and treatment, in recent years a dietary-based approach resulted more effective in reducing cardiovascular risk worldwide. After the publication of randomized trials on the remarkable effects of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on CVD, new efforts were put on research about the effects of complex dietary interventions on CVD. The purpose of this paper is to review the evidence on dietary interventions in the prevention and disease modification of CVD, focusing on coronary artery disease and heart failure, the main disease responsible for the enormous toll taken by CVD worldwide. SN - 2072-6643 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/27314382/full_citation L2 - http://www.mdpi.com/resolver?pii=nu8060363 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -