Obesity and heart disease

Clearinghouse Connector – June 2012

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Women and heart disease: cardiovascular profile of women in Australia Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2010

Obesity Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2011

Obesity as a risk factor for heart disease in women

The relationship between overweight, obesity and cardiovasular disease: a literature review prepared for the National Heart Foundation Australia Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004

Obesity as compared with physical activity in predicting risk of coronary heart disease in women Circulation, 2006

Overweight, obesity and heart failure HeartHealthyWomen, no date

Lifestyle and risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in women : a review of the epidemiologic evidence American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 2008


Nutrition and cardiovascular disease North East Valley Division of General Practice, 2004

Cultural differences in diet and heart health among women Medscape, 2004


Prevention of coronary heart disease in women Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, 2008

Cardiovascular disease prevention tailored for women Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 2008

Related websites

Better Health Channel. Heart disease and food

Heart Foundation. Go Red For Women Campaign

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