heart disease

Controversial New Heart Disease Documentary Comes Under Attack

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Do you have any interest in heart disease, saturated fat, cholesterol or statin drugs? Because if you— or anyone you know or love—is affected by any of those topics, there’s a documentary I really want to urge you to watch. And by the way– the Australian heart establishment lobbied like crazy to keep this from […]

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Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There’s Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C » Tweet

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Infographic: Heart-Healthy Moving Advice

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Infographic design and illustration by Kena Ravel for MyMove Tweet

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High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

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The thing about high blood pressure is that at least 25% of folks who have it don’t know they have it. It flies under the radar. No pain, no symptoms, (though it’s often been quipped that the first symptom of high blood pressure is a heart attack). About one out of three adults in the […]

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Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease

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Trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting the lettuce out of your Big Mac. Surprised? Read on. Recently, cardiologist Stephen Sinatra and I came together to write a book—“The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan That Will” (now […]

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The Five “Must Read” Nutrition Books of 2012

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This is the time of year where book and movie critics come up with their “Best of the Year” lists, so I thought it a perfect time to do my own version of same. These five books—only three of which actually came out this year—are must reading for anyone interested in health, nutrition and diet. […]

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Does Vitamin C Deficiency Cause Heart Disease?

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I’ve long maintained that government recommendations for minimum daily requirements for most nutrients should be ignored. Frankly, they’re idiotic and reactionary. They were developed with the idea of preventing major nutritional deficiencies in the majority of people, and as such, they represent the pinnacle of what I call “minimum wage nutrition”. Take vitamin C, the […]

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Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk 50% with Water

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A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that guys who drank five or more glasses of water had only a 46% chance of having a fatal heart attack, and women had only 59% risk, compared to people who drank two or less glasses of water daily. It gets even better (or worse, depending […]

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Coffee Could Reduce Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

A nine-year study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed your daily Starbucks habit could reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. “There have been conflicting results from previous studies regarding coffee’s effect on chronic disease risk depending on the type of disease,” said Anna Floegel, the study’s lead author. “That is why we […]

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Low Carb Beats Low Fat for Fat Loss & More

A study that Johns Hopkins researchers presented at a recent American Heart Association meeting showed the more belly fat you lose, the better your arteries can expand, which allows more blood to flow to your heart, brain, and other areas. The six-month study divided 60 men and women into two groups that combined either a […]

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Daily Habit Increases Heart Disease Risk By 20%

A new study in the journal Circulation found men who consumed a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened drink every day had a 20% higher risk of heart disease compared to men who didn’t drink them. The study tracked primarily Caucasian middle-aged men, all in healthcare professions, for 22 years. Every two years, these participants completed questionnaires that inquired […]

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The Red Meat Scare: What Do We Make Of It?

Over 100 of you wrote to me to ask my opinion of the latest “Red Meat Will Kill You” scare, a study which was published March 12 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, and gleefully reported by the mainstream media and commented on by just about everyone on both sides of the red meat controversy. […]

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