Eating for a Healthy Heart

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Trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting out lettuce. In 2012, 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. We believe that a weird admixture of misinformation, … Read more

Heart Health Improved by these 5 Foods

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You’ve seen the ads: “Tone your abs—just five minutes a day!” and “Tone your legs with this simple, everyday workout!” Well, as grating as they may be after repeated viewing, their message does have value. When we “tone” our muscles, we nourish them and bolster their strength. Generally speaking, a daily or frequent workout can … Read more

PRACTICAL CHANGES YOU CAN IMPLEMENT TO PREVENT A HEART ATTACK

The Route to Long-Term Cardiovascular Health PRACTICAL CHANGES YOU CAN IMPLEMENT NOW Even if heart disease runs in your family, you can protect yourself against heart disease and beat the odds if you start now. Though cardiovascular disease remains the number-one killer in the United States, there numerous ways to reduce the risk factors for … Read more

Top 8 Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, often overshadowed by its green cousin broccoli. This is one vegetable that deserves a regular rotation in your diet, however, as it contains an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals. Adding to cauliflower’s appeal is its extreme versatility. You can … Read more