Men exposed to a higher percentage of fast-food outlets had scores lower on prudent diet
([beta] = -0.18; p = 0.02) (Model 4 of Table 2).
On the other hand, mean concentrations of total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol and triglycerides were higher in the highest quartile of prudent diet
compared to the lowest quartile (p-value less than 0.01).
In the contemporary era, the standout randomized dietary intervention trial is the Lyon Diet Heart Study, a 46-month prospective secondary prevention trial in which a Mediterranean diet low in saturated fat and high in alpha-linoleic acid, a PUFA, reduced the combined endpoint of cardiac death and nonfatal MI by 70%, compared with the usual post-MI prudent diet
recommended at that time.
Suffice it to say that guidelines that made carbohydrates the basis of a prudent diet
and demonised fats gave the food industry the trigger it needed to change the way that we eat.
The prudent diet
comprises fruit, vegetables, fibre-rich bread, wholegrain cereals and other wholesome foods with water as a beverage.
The purpose was to promote the lipid hypothesis in general, and what was termed the "Prudent Diet
" in particular.
"Increasing the consumption of nuts as part of an otherwise prudent diet
can be expected to favorably affect blood lipid levels (at least in the short term) and have the potential to lower coronary heart disease risk."
However, the prudent diet
was linked to a generally lower risk of estrogen receptor--negative breast cancer--an aggressive type of tumor that accounts for about one-third of breast cancers.
Irrespective of the state of one's colon, adequate fibre intake forms part a prudent diet
that is central to good health.
Becker teaches his pupils to develop analytical skills that will help them make prudent diet
and health choices.
People in the "prudent diet
" category had a 30 percent lower risk of heart attack compared to people who ate little or no fruits and vegetables.