High protein diet may reduce risk of high blood pressure, study Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP), according to findings from the Boston...

Study finds almonds may have ‘superfood’ qualities Eating almonds as part of a regular diet may reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels health, according to researchers from...

Processed red meat linked to higher risk of heart failure and death in men, study Men who eat moderate amounts of processed red meat may have an increased risk of incidence and death from heart failure,...

'Tomato pill' may improve the function of blood vessels A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according...

The combination of olive oil and leafy greens may protect from high blood pressure A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect from hypertension...

Nondigestible fibre lowers cholesterol and body fat levels, a study has found The use of wholegrain constituents in a nondigestible, chemically modified wheat fibre to be added to food products may help...

Resveratrol in red wine, chocolate and grapes not associated with improved health, a study has found The antioxidant resveratrol found in red wine, chocolate and grapes is not associated with longevity...

Reduction in salt intake likely cause of lower death rates from heart disease in England The 15 per cent fall in dietary salt intake over the past decade in England is likely to have had a key role in...

Diet drinks may be linked to heart problems in older women Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular...

An apple a day really does keep the doctor away, research shows Prescribing an apple a day to all adults aged 50 and over would prevent or delay around 8,500 vascular deaths such as heart attacks and strokes...