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Aug 23, 2017

This episode we will cover clinical lifestyle evidence based medicine in cardiovascular disease.  We will cover:

- What is Lifestyle Medicine (LM)?

- Why do we need it?

- Chronic disease burden 

- What are the myths and facts about changing peoples lifestyles?

- LM in hypertension, size of effect and details - including DASH diet, reduction by weight loss, smoking cessation, diet changes, physical activity, mindfulness and some specific foods

- LM in high cholesterol

- LM in coronary artery disease

- LM in secondary prevention of stroke



Salehi-Abargouei A, Maghsoudi Z, Shirani F. Effects of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-style diet on fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular diseases – incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis on observational prospective studies. Nutrition 2013; 29:611–618.

Siervo M, Lara J, Chowdhury S et al. Effects of the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on cardiovascular risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Nutr 2015;113:1–15.


Cholesterol-lowering effects of dietary fiber: a meta-analysis -
Stroke -
Social isolation in disease -

Mindfulness -

Flaxseed -