Isocaloric diets high in animal or plant protein allow similar improvements of metabolism and cardiovascular risk factors in T2DM patients.
Overall, patients on omega-3 supplements had an 8% lower risk of total mortality or hospitalization for cardiovascular disease over 4 years.
People with high blood pressure consumed an average of 2,900 mg of sodium per day in 1999 and 3350 mg per day in 2012, for an overall average daily sodium intake of 3100 mg.
Numerous population studies demonstrate a relationship between higher dietary K+ and lower blood pressure regardless of sodium intake.
Few nephrologists currently prescribe nutritional regimens for their patients approaching the need for renal replacement therapy or who already require it.
Plasma TMAO levels among patients predict both near- and long-term risks of incident cardiovascular events.
With dietitian counseling, limiting sodium to 2000 mg per daily is feasible for chronic kidney disease patients.
Irregular eating patterns appear less favorable for achieving a healthy cardiometabolic profile.
The median aortic calcification index (ACI) decreased significantly with increasing geriatric nutritional risk index tertile.
The potential safety signals of myopathies and liver injury raise the hypothesis that the safety profile of RYR is similar to that of statins.
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