Now showing items 1-5 of 5
The Association between Trajectories of Physical Activity and All-cause and Cause-specific Mortality
(Oxford University Press, 2018-02-26)
Background: The benefits of physical activity (PA) for health have primarily been evaluated during midlife. Whether patterns of change in late-life PA associate with overall and cause-specific mortality remains unclear. ...
Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention and Management
Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic levels in the United States and worldwide, and this has contributed to substantial cardiovascular and other health risks. However, controversy exists concerning the causes of ...
Enhancing Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Question of Proximity and Integration of Outpatient Services
Numerous investigations have established the strong clinical utility of cardiac rehabilitation, while clinical guidelines continually call for a high level of referral and participation. Historically, medical facilities ...
The Role of Diet for Prevention and Management of Hypertension
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018-07-01)
Purpose of review Regular consumption of a diet high in sodium, energy dense foods, fat content, refined carbohydrates, added sugar and low in fruits and vegetables contributes to an increased risk of developing hypertension ...
Addressing the Nutritional Phenotype Through Personalized Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
(WB Saunders, 2018-12-13)
The primary focus of public health recommendations related to the prevention of food-related chronic disease has been on the adoption of healthy dietary patterns; however, implementation has been challenging. There has ...