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Intensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease.

A lifestyle that involves the regular intake of low-fat vegetarian diets, aerobic exercise, and stress reduction may improve and reverse the conditions of coronary heart disease patients.

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Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study.

High cardiovascular disease risk is associated with low carb-high protein diets.

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Can Weight Loss Increase Heart Attack Risk?

Can Weight Loss Increase Heart Attack Risk?
When we decide to "get healthy," losing weight is usually at the top of our "to do" list. And while exercise definitely helps, our eating habits usually need an overhaul if we plan to shed pounds.  So the search is on for the "right" weight-loss plan. We research diets on the internet, read magazines from...
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Denise Rose
This study should be shared widely to all our acquaintances who think eating high fat, low carb is the way to go. The fact that "P... Read More
Tuesday, May 29 2018 13:47
Sean Carney
Thank you Denise for encouraging us. I know Dr. Carney will be so happy that you appreciate this article and certainly will be hap... Read More
Tuesday, May 29 2018 14:37
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Do You Have the 4 Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors?

Do You Have the 4 Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors?
Researchers looked at the effect of four healthy lifestyle characteristics on 13 cardiovascular biomarkers including blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, and fasting insulin. They found that the more of the healthy lifestyle characteristics a person incorporated on a daily basis, the more favorable biomarkers levels they had. These results aren't surprising. What was surprising is that...
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Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health

Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health
"A large number of studies have been conducted, all of which support the concept that salt intake is the major factor increasing [blood pressure] in the population. The diversity and strength of the evidence is much greater than other lifestyle factors, for example, overweight, low consumption of fruit and vegetables and lack of physical exercise,"...
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Decline in Mental Function Seen After Bypass Surgery

Decline in Mental Function Seen After Bypass Surgery
The statistics are distressing. Eighty-one million Americans suffer from cardiovascular disease, making it our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Every year, 1.5 million people suffer a heart attack in the U.S., killing 1 out of every 3 people, or approximately 1 million per year.Considering these facts, it's no surprise that coronary...
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Sharp Cholesterol Crystals Cut - Causing Casualties!

Sharp Cholesterol Crystals Cut - Causing Casualties!
In my previous blog, How do the Majority of Heart Attacks Occur? Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. demonstrates how the greatest percentage of heart attacks (87.5%) occur when newly formed plaques on the inside of our arteries rupture, causing a clot to form, and thus blocking the flow of blood. This little-known fact comes as a...
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Having a key role in cardiovascular disease, chronic vascular inflammation is an inflammatory response in the vessel wall. The exc... Read More
Friday, April 01 2016 17:10
This may clarify one motivation behind why devouring an eating regimen in view of entire regular plant sustenances brings down the... Read More
Monday, October 17 2016 01:09
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The nutritional and health benefits of pulses in relation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Eating large quantities of pulses may lower the cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease risk.

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Classic Tale of the African Green Monkeys

African Green Monkey Portrait
Many people love the classics. Swiss Family Robinson. Jane Eyre. Or even Good Night Moon. All genres have their classics. These stories often owe their appeal to an artful exploration of some truth regarding the human condition. There truly is "no place like home;" a family really can survive by pulling together and using their wits; we...
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Chris Dove
I would love to see a similar study using the same amount of calories from avocado vs saturated fat, since the avocado has slightl... Read More
Monday, January 07 2019 13:41
Marky Yvanovich
If you were to compare avocado oil vs olive oil, you would not see much difference with regards to heart health or overall health.... Read More
Monday, January 07 2019 14:35
Deborah
Fat quantity in a meal matters more than which type of oil. With fat, less is more to the extent that we consume plenty even with... Read More
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Optimal diets for prevention of coronary heart disease.

High intakes of fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, unsaturated fats, and omega-3-fatty acids are associated with decreased coronary heart disease risk.

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Relation between a diet with high glycemic load and plasma concentrations of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in middle-aged women.

High glycemic load is associated with elevated plasma high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and high ischemic heart disease risk.

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Association between diet and cancer, ischemic, heart disease, and all-cause mortality in non-Hispanic white California Seventh-day Adventists.

Vegetarians are associated with better health and lower total mortality rates than non-vegetarians.

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