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  • Starch-Smart® Diet Lowers Cholesterol

    Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance resembling a waxy fat which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes and is also important in the formation of male and female...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/starch-smart-diet-lowers-cholesterol
  • Cholesterol and heart disease

    Hi Linda, a few questions for you. My cholesterol is 169 after eating wfpbno for over 1 1/2 years now. It doesn't seem to want to go any lower. I am probably 99% compliant, 5'6 and 115 lbs. I read an article a while back which said that T. Colin...

    https://www.drcarney.com/discussions/1282-cholesterol-and-heart-disease
  • RE: Cholesterol and heart disease

    Hi Colleen, My sympathies about your husband's health risks. Although those imaging screening tests may show a problem, other potentially life-threatening problems can be missed if fasting bloodowrk is not ordered. I recommend CBC, CMP, TSH, Lipid...

    https://www.drcarney.com/discussions/1282-cholesterol-and-heart-disease#reply-1283
  • RE: Cholesterol and heart disease

    Hi Colleen, The higher above 150 the total cholesterol level is, the greater the threats of visual loss and memory loss. To lower your cholesterol levels, there are a few tips listed below that not everybody knows, but that have worked wonders for my...

    https://www.drcarney.com/discussions/1282-cholesterol-and-heart-disease#reply-1284
  • RE: Cholesterol and heart disease

    Dr. Carney thank you so much for your response. After reading through your list here is where I can see I need to make improvement?... -I use about 1 T. of Wonder Cocoa 4-5 times a week. (Fat free and 99.5% caffeine free) but maybe still too much? -I...

    https://www.drcarney.com/discussions/1282-cholesterol-and-heart-disease#reply-1285
  • RE: Sugar's Relation to Heart Disease

    Interesting question. We also try to avoid sugars, except for fruits and dried fruits for the most part. Although as you will find out from people that follow McDougall, he allows some sugar (also salt) if that is what it is going to take to get people...

    https://www.drcarney.com/discussions/1653-sugar-s-relation-to-heart-disease#reply-1654
  • Caldwell Esselstyn MD Ends Coronary Artery Disease

    and unstable plaques cannot be seen using diagnostic tools. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD discusses how to end coronary heart disease. Anyone eating the standard American diet has these unstable plaques throughout their entire vascular system. A small...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/caldwell-esselstyn-md-ends-coronary-artery-disease
  • Legume consumption and CVD risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

    ​Habitual consumption of legumes may offer individuals adequate protection against cardiovascular disorders and coronary heart disease. This meta-analysis investigated the role of dietary intake of legumes in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases....

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/cardiovascular-disease/legume-consumption-and-cvd-risk-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
  • How Bad Can Just One Meal Be?

    Holidays come and go, yet the effects from eating poorly, even temporarily, have adverse consequences on our health. We may rationalize that "It's just a few meals, how harmful could they be?" You may be surprised to learn that the majority of heart...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/how-bad-can-just-one-meal-be
  • What are the Consequences of Consuming Iron from Meat?

    When asked which foods contain iron, most people will respond by listing several types of meat -- beef, shellfish, liver, etc. Few are aware that iron is prevalent in a wide variety of whole plant foods. For example, dark green leafy vegetables, whole...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/what-are-the-consequences-of-consuming-iron-from-meat
  • Forks Over Knives Documentary May Save Your Life

    from the side effects from these drugs. The majority of today's office visits reflect lifestyle driven diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Tragically, these degenerative diseases are the leading cause of death, yet can largely be...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/forks-over-knives-documentary-may-save-your-life
  • Legume Consumption and Cardiometabolic Health

    Eating generous portions of legumes consistently may help guard against the development of coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular ailments. This study assessed the impact high legume diet has on the risk of developing cardio-metabolic...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/beans-legumes/legume-consumption-and-cardiometabolic-health
  • Vegetarian, vegan diets and multiple health outcomes: A systematic review with meta-analysis of observational studies.

    The probability of developing and dying from cancer and ischemic heart disease is low in vegetarians. ​The objective of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the association between the consumption of vegetarian diets and the tendency to develop and die...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/vegetarian/vegetarian-vegan-diets-and-multiple-health-outcomes-a-systematic-review-with-meta-analysis-of-observational-studies
  • Atherosclerosis Begins in Early Childhood

    Atherosclerosis (or hardening of the arteries) is a disease caused by years of eating the rich Western diet. Fatty plaque deposits accumulate and coat the inside of the blood vessel walls beginning in early childhood. These fatty plaque streaks can be...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/atherosclerosis-begins-in-early-childhood
  • Dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in the Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based study cohort.

    Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard against cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke and coronary heart disease. This study evaluated the association between pre-illness intake of dietary fiber and the risk of subsequent diagnosis of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/dietary-fiber-intake-and-risk-of-cardiovascular-disease-in-the-japanese-population-the-japan-public-health-center-based-study-cohort
  • Critical review: vegetables and fruit in the prevention of chronic diseases.

    contribute positively to the prevention of several chronic diseases, including stroke, hypertension, cancer, coronary heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. This study was carried out to determine how regular consumption of fruits and vegetables influence...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/cardiovascular-disease/critical-review-vegetables-and-fruit-in-the-prevention-of-chronic-diseases
  • Meat Consumption = High Risk of Disease

    that as total red meat consumption increased, C-reactive protein (CRP, a biomarker of infections and diseases including heart disease and cancer), hemoglobin A1c (an indicator of diabetes risk), and stored iron (a mineral which in excess is associated...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/meat-consumption-high-risk-of-disease
  • Testosterone Therapy = Risk of Heart Disease

    It seems that in every city drivers see billboards advertising testosterone therapy to "improve" men's well-being. This therapy promises to treat declining strength, endurance, muscle mass, and libido--among other symptoms. For many middle-aged men,...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/testosterone-therapy-risk-of-heart-disease
  • Are You "Dying" to Lose Weight?

    High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets, such as the Atkins diet, have become very popular, but is it possible to safely lose weight on such a diet without damaging our health? Dr. Joel Fuhrman addresses this concern in his article, The Atkins Cancer...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/are-you-dying-to-lose-weight
  • Eat for Health: Lose Weight, Keep it Off, Look Younger, Live Longer

    weight loss method available. But be aware of the side effects...you may experience reversal of diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes, AND you may feel better than ever before! Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live...

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