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Diet and cardiovascular disease: dietary patterns, foods and nutrients

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Contemporary understanding of the association between

    diet and cardiovascular disease (CVD) stems from the last

    century, with significant observations on dietary patterns

    and disease prevalence. The evidence-based review of the

    current Australian Dietary Guidelines included a number of

    specific questions on this topic1 and the evidence-based

    statements included in the guidelines are informative for

    practice.2 The scientific literature continues to add to this

    evidence base and it behoves practitioners to keep up to date

    and learn from new insights. Broad frameworks for incorporating

    new knowledge into practice can be helpful. In this

    Editorial, we focus on two dietary patterns for which recent

    major publications have provided further evidence of protection

    from CVD: the Mediterranean diet and vegetarian

    diets. In discussing these dietary patterns, we look at

    research on related foods and nutrients to piece together the

    evidence and show where gaps might create further thinking

    spaces for researchers and practitioners alike.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Clifton, P. & Tapsell, L. (2013). Diet and cardiovascular disease: dietary patterns, foods and nutrients. Nutrition and Dietetics, 70 (3), 170-171.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84885105430

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1104

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 170

End Page


  • 171

Volume


  • 70

Issue


  • 3

Abstract


  • Contemporary understanding of the association between

    diet and cardiovascular disease (CVD) stems from the last

    century, with significant observations on dietary patterns

    and disease prevalence. The evidence-based review of the

    current Australian Dietary Guidelines included a number of

    specific questions on this topic1 and the evidence-based

    statements included in the guidelines are informative for

    practice.2 The scientific literature continues to add to this

    evidence base and it behoves practitioners to keep up to date

    and learn from new insights. Broad frameworks for incorporating

    new knowledge into practice can be helpful. In this

    Editorial, we focus on two dietary patterns for which recent

    major publications have provided further evidence of protection

    from CVD: the Mediterranean diet and vegetarian

    diets. In discussing these dietary patterns, we look at

    research on related foods and nutrients to piece together the

    evidence and show where gaps might create further thinking

    spaces for researchers and practitioners alike.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Clifton, P. & Tapsell, L. (2013). Diet and cardiovascular disease: dietary patterns, foods and nutrients. Nutrition and Dietetics, 70 (3), 170-171.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84885105430

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1104

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 170

End Page


  • 171

Volume


  • 70

Issue


  • 3