NEWS YOU CAN USE

CURB THE NATION'S LEADING THREAT WITH HEALTHIER CHOICES.

Heart disease used to be thought of as a man's disease, but this is far from the truth. In reality, nearly 50,000 more Amercan women will die annually from heart disease than men. Its 6 times more likely to kill women than breast cancer.

For most of us nutrition is one of the strongest tools for promoting heart function. Minimising exposure to "bad" food choices & maximising the presence of "good" ones, is aprudent strategy for women looking for cardio protection. Forexample, the benefit of Omega-3 in cardiovascular health are well documented by many studies. Most recently, results where published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that increased level of Omega-3s could potentially reduce a woman's risk of heart failure. It found that even one portion of Omega-3 rich fatty fish per week could reduce the risk of developing heart failure by almost 30% compared to women who eat no fatty fish.

Hope this knowledge gives us more opportunity than ever before to understand the different gender-specific health risks and what we can do about them.

WAMALA EMMANUEL

MWESIGWA PHARMACY JINJA

UGANDA

wamalaof1986@gmail.com

1 Reply

oldestnewest
  • Thanks for bringing me on board. I will in future share my experience of living with Diabetes for the last 22 years.