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Study finds eating pears regularly may improve blood pressure, heart function | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Eating fresh pears may improve blood pressure and vascular function in middle-aged men and women who are at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. “These initial results are very promising,” said lead author Sarah A Johnson, who conducted the research while at Florida State University. “With metabolic syndrome being of such high prevalence in the US, we feel it is important to explore the potential for functional foods such as pears to improve cardiovascular risk factors such as blood pressure in affected middle-aged adults,” Johson said, who is now at from the Colorado State University.

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DietSensor will help in the daily meal planning making healthy food choices according to your daily need. The device will show you at any specific time of the day, the kind of food that could help you meet your nutrient budget and the nutrients present in the food scanned. Depending on your health profile, DietSensor will specify the correct daily intake as we work with doctors and registered nutritionists to establish advices driven by evidence based medicine.

NHS England ยป Prevention is key to the fight against heart disease โ€“ Dr Matt Kearney

The newly appointed National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention looks at the challenges ahead: There is now growing acceptance across the NHS that we have to get serious about prevention. Much of this, of course, is driven by the epidemic of obesity, poor diet, inactivity and other risk factors that come with the 21st century lifestyle. It is estimated that around two thirds of premature deaths โ€“ that is deaths before the age of 75 โ€“ could be prevented by tackling the major risk factors. And one in four premature deaths is caused by cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially heart attacks and strokes.

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The newly appointed National Clinical Director Cardiovascular Disease Prevention is looking at the different challenges link to healthcare in the United States, especially those related to the hearts attacks and stroke. According to him, the 21st century lifestyle increases the number of premature death due to high consumption of salt and sugar, smoking habits and lack of physical activities. In such particular situation, DietSensor can helps in the primary care and the control of personal healthcare. This would aid on the prevention of CVD and make people change their lifestyle in food consumption thus reducing the large number of people with atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes.