Brighton & Sussex Take Heart Group – Providing Cardiac Rehab Exercise in Sussex for 25 years!

Research Papers and Resources
Diet and Exercise

Selected Papers

Public Health Collaboration (PHC) Healthy Eating Guidelines for the UK

The PHC is a Charity dedicated to informing and implementing healthy eating guidelines and weight loss advice for the UK. The PHC was set up by Samuel Feltham (Director) and consists of an expert advisory board including Dr Aseem Malhotra, Dr Trudi Deaken, and Dr David Unwin as well as many other contributors.
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National Obesity Forum in association with the PHC

This guideline has been recently published to help combat the epidemic of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and risk of heart disease. It dispels some of the wide spread myths surrounding food choices including saturated fat, and how refined carbohydrates and sugar are damaging health. This document is an “antidote” to Public Health England’s poor and dated dietary guidelines.
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Saturated Fat Doesn’t Clog the Arteries

This editorial paper co-authored by Dr Aseem Malhotra (Cardiologist) published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) 2017 dispels the myths surrounding saturated fat and its relationship to heart disease. It describes how heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition best treated through a high fat low carb Mediterranean Diet and appropriate levels of exercise.
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Exercise – The Miracle Cure (The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges)

This comprehensive publication (2015) describes the enormous benefits that physical activity and exercise have to play in health and disease prevention.
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Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease (2018)

This comprehensive and up to date review paper published in the Journal of American Heart Association describes the physiological benefits and adaptations that occur with regular cardiac rehab exercise.
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Benefits of Regular Exercise on Cardiovascular Health (ACSM 2017)

This brief summary lists the multiple benefits that can be attained through regular exercise training from the American College of Sports Medicine.
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