Fruit & Vegetables Helps To Protect Against Heart Disease

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Fruit and Vegetables Keeps the Undertaker Away

Results of a prospective study involving 53,383 men and women, aged between 50 and 64 years, indicate that a higher intake of fruits and vegetables may be associated with a reduced risk of acute coronary syndrome ACS (heart attack and angina). During a median follow-up of 7.7 years, 1075 incident cases of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) were identified. Using Cox proportional hazards models adjusted for potential confounders, higher fruit and vegetable intake was associated with a tendency towards lower risk of ACS in men and women, with the inverse association being stronger in men than in women.

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Reference: “Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of acute coronary syndrome,” Hansen L, Overvad K, et al, Br J Nutr, 2010 Feb; [Epub ahead of print]. (Address: Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark).




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Greg Newson is a qualified Naturopath, Western Medicine Herbalist, Nutritionist, Remedial Massage Therapist and Professional Health & Wellbeing Speaker. Greg has a passion for helping people and has been treating patients in clinical practice since 2002.

Greg is the owner of the Vitality and Wellness Centre, Lismore NSW Australia, a busy Naturopathic Clinic that cares for people suffering with any type of health complaint. He is dedicated in educating people to understand and embrace the enormous potential that natural medicine has on our long-term health and well-being. Greg is able to help people improve their health and offers in-clinic, phone and Skype health consultations as well as Guest Speaking on natural medicine and heath related topics.

Greg Newson's Qualifications: Advance Diploma Human Health Science 2001 (Charles Sturt University), Advance Diploma Remedial Massage 2002 (Health Schools Australia), Advance Diploma Western Herbal Medicine 2003 (Health Schools Australia), Bachelor Health Science 2005 (Charles Sturt University), Advance Diploma Naturopathy 2008 (Health Schools Australia), Advance Diploma Functional Nutrition 2008 (Health Schools Australia).

Greg is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)




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