Interventions to promote physical activity and dietary lifestyle changes for cardiovascular risk factor reduction

Source: Circulation 2010, 122 (4) p. 406-441

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Date of publication: July 2010

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: Modest sustained lifestyle changes can reduce cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality. However, interventions aimed at dietary patterns, weight reduction and physical activity are often not maintained long-term. This scientific statement by the American Heart Association provides evidence-based recommendations, strategies and guidelines for implementing physical activity and dietary interventions. Implications for policy and future research are also briefly outlined.

Length of publication: 36 pages

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Acknowledgement: American Heart Association

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