"Vitamins" from a heart attack will not save!

About said scientists American Heart Association (AHA) in today's issue of Circulation. "Currently, there is no reason to offer patients receiving special antioxidant agents in the hope of reducing the risk of heart disease," said Penny Kris-Etherton, Professor of nutrition studies of the University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania State University), lead author of the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association recommends that you get the necessary antioxidants from the diet, which should include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish, beans, poultry, meat. In his announcement AHA is based on the results of research conducted in 1994-2002 "While antioxidant funds do not have positive values, the role of oxidative stress in the development of heart disease still needs to be clarified. We still know too little about the oxidation mechanisms of the human body and practically do not know about the biochemical markers to assess the role of antioxidants," said Kris-Etherton. "We know that a diet rich in vegetables and fruits reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Therefore, we recommend that the principles of the diet proposed by the American Heart Association. In addition, maintaining an ideal body weight and being physically active, you already reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease". Forbes Health (Robert Preidt, materials HealthDayNews).



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