Racial differences in dietary antioxidant intake and cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure.
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
2 Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Korea.
3 University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA.
- Published Article
European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2018
African Americans with heart failure had more dietary antioxidant deficiencies and shorter cardiac event-free survival than Whites. This suggests that encouraging African American patients with heart failure to consume an antioxidant-rich diet may be beneficial in lengthening cardiac event-free survival.
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