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Tagliatelle in brodo vegetale frullato (semplici e buone)

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“The idea that rising blood pressure is a result of aging is a widely held belief in cardiology, but our findings add to evidence that rising blood pressure may be an avoidable consequence of Western diet and lifestyle rather than aging itself,”

Study of Two Tribes Sheds Light on Role of Western-Influenced Diet in Blood Pressure

Image/photoYanomami woman and her child at Homoxi, Brasil

Tribe with no Western dietary influences had no increase in blood pressure with advancing age, while neighboring tribe with modest exposure to Western diet, including processed foods, did have an increase

“This age-related rise in blood pressure begins in early childhood—which suggests that early childhood may be a ‘window of opportunity’ for lifestyle interventions to prevent later rises in blood pressure,” Mueller says.

To put these findings in context, in the U.S. systolic blood pressure rises by about 1.5 mm Hg and 1.9 mm Hg per year among boys and girls, respectively, and 0.6 mm Hg per year among adults.

Association of Age With Blood Pressure Across the Lifespan in Isolated Yanomami and Yekwana Villages (Abstract)
JAMA Cardiol. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3676

Ethnologie-Studie: Ernährung und nicht das Alter erhöht den Blutdruck (Dt. Aerzteblatt)
Ye'kuana (Wikipedia)
Yanomami (Wikipedia)

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Today's homemade (by kits) Tagliatelle in brodo vegetale frullato
Semplici e buone






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I only know what tagliatelle because someone slaps children with it (to force them into rowing)  in the book "The Grim Grotto" by Lemony Snicket.

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This is a fantastic intuition

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These results suggest that further increases in takeaway meal consumption (and marketing directed at encouraging such increases) are likely to have adverse public health consequences and should be actively discouraged. The government should be considering health protection initiatives to reverse the current trends in takeaway meal consumption, in the context of broader efforts to improve childhood diet and nutrition in home and school settings.

Fast food in Yambol, Bulgaria

Takeaway meal consumption and risk markers for coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity in children aged 9–10 years: a cross-sectional study
Donin AS, et al. Arch Dis Child 2017;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2017-312981

What is already known?
  • Observational evidence suggests that adults who regularly eat takeaway meals have poorer diet quality, increased adiposity, type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.
  • In the UK, takeaway meal consumption is increasing. However, little is known about the associations between takeaway meal consumption and chronic disease risk markers in children.

What this study adds?
  • Our study suggests that children who regularly eat takeaway meals have adverse lipid profiles, higher body fat and poorer diet quality.
  •   Efforts to reduce takeaway meal consumption in children could have both short-term and long-term health benefits.

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With ‘food deserts’ everywhere, it’s no wonder so many Brits are obese (2018, TheGuardian)

When it comes to tempting supermarkets selling fresh food into these areas it’s a vicious circle – they’ll argue that the deprivation means that the customer base won’t be there, and so the customer base becomes even more likely to make unhealthy food choices (junk food can be addictive, remember), because that’s all that is available
Large rise in takeaway shops highlights dominance of fast food in deprived areas (2017, TheGuardian)

“The junk food and sugary drinks sold by these outlets make an important contribution to the UK epidemic of obesity and diabetes,” said Professor Simon Capewell, vice-president for policy at the UK’s Faculty of Public Health. “Furthermore, the much greater density of fast food outlets in deprived neighbourhoods exacerbates existing, substantial inequalities in health. These trends are very worrying.”
More than a million UK residents live in 'food deserts', says study (2018,TheGuardian)

More than a million people in the UK live in “food deserts” – neighbourhoods where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, a study has claimed.