Folders

To facilitate the search for information, articles on topics of particular importance for heart disease prevention are grouped into easily accessible folders.

Nutrition

Many studies show that adopting a Mediterranean-type diet reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases and improves the survival of patients with coronary heart disease.

Pure fruit juices: sugary drinks like any other?

In small quantities, it is clearly exaggerated to say that pure fruit juices are as harmful to health as beverages containing added sugars. However, it should be moderated because a recent study reports that people who drink large amounts of sugary drinks, including fruit juice, are at higher risk of dying prematurely.

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Tobacco and e-cigarettes

An avalanche of studies show that regular physical activity is a veritable “universal remedy,” associated with a marked decrease in the risk of chronic diseases and an increase of life expectancy in good health. And the amount of exercise required to enjoy these benefits is much lower than we might think.

Tobacco and e-cigarettes

Despite the considerable progress made in the fight against tobacco, smoking remains one of the main causes of premature death in our society. An increasing number of studies indicate that e-cigarettes could become a weapon of choice against the ravages associated with tobacco use.

Environment

Stress

The effects of stress on the heart

Updated May 22, 2018 In animals, detecting a threat (smell of smoke, sight of a predator, sound of a gunshot) by the sensory organs (nose, eyes, ears) triggers a maximum alert in the brain that will initiate a series of extremely complex processes called the...

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Medication

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