Nutrition Science

Research on diet can help improve brain and heart health.

Science News

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2023 Update
Complementary and Alternative Medicines in the Management of Heart Failure
Life's Essential Eight: Updating and Enhancing the American Heart Association's Cardiovascular Health Construct
PAD National Action Plan
Strengthening US Food Policies and Programs to Promote Equity in Nutrition Security


Unprocessed Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption, Plasma Metabolome, and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study of UK Biobank
Identification of Protein Biomarkers of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet in Randomized Feeding Studies and Validation in an Observational Study
Vitamin D Metabolite Ratio and Coronary Artery Calcification in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
Long-Term Prognosis of Patients With Coexisting Obesity and Malnutrition After Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Cohort Study
Effectiveness of WHO Sodium Benchmarks to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality: Evidence From Australia

Continuing Education

Audience members listen to a presentation during Scientific Sessions 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Mark your calendar

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The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. The council nurtures basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavioral change.

The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.

CRAVE Results

Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS explains the methodology and results of the CRAVE trial, designed to assess the acute affects of coffee consumption in ambulatory patients.

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