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They concluded their findings "do not support the promotion of a gluten-restricted diet with a goal of reducing coronary heart disease risk.
Coronary heart disease is the commonest cause of premature death worldwide.
There remains a strong North-South divide in the number of deaths from coronary heart disease as Kensington and Chelsea in London were revealed as having some of the healthiest hearts as they only had 39 deaths per 100,000.
Coronary heart disease patients with following characteristics were excluded from study: patients having any cardiac procedure/intervention within (less then)3 months; patients having any acute/chronic inflammatory condition other than diabetes or trauma; patients reporting use of any anti-inflammatory drugs or antibiotics (less then)1 month; patients reporting periodontal treatment within (less then)6 months or tooth extraction within (less then)1 month; acute oral infections; not fulfilling oral/periodontal criteria; unable /un-willing to give consent.
Recently two Meta analyses have been done, one on prospective cohort studies (1981-2007) that showed, dietary saturated fatty acids are not associated with Coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality,5 and the others were Randomized controlled trials (1968-2009) that showed, saturated fatty acids are associated with coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality.
Previous studies have shown people with type-two diabetes and people with coronary heart disease have high levels of oxidative stress.
It ranks 54th for death from coronary heart disease and 46th for diabetes deaths.
National statistics since 2000 have revealed that Walsall has one of the highest rates of coronary heart disease in the country.
The Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study recently challenged the benefits of HRT, showing no overall protective effect on coronary heart disease (and an increased risk of harm in the first year of treatment) for women with prior coronary heart disease.
According to a Harvard School of Public Health study, low chromium levels have been found to increase the risk of coronary heart disease in overweight men.
The authors state, "This study indicates that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, poultry, and fish, and low in red and processed meats and refined grain products may lower risk of coronary heart disease in women.