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If elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels were the only source of cholesterol deposited in the artery wall, then high doses of potent statins should be reversing (rather than reducing) the build-up of atherosclerotic plaques, largely eliminating deaths from coronary heart disease (CAD). Sadly the number one cause...
 
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A study published on August 30th  in the online issue of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Journal has found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with a much higher risk of heart attack and an increased risk of dying from all causes combined. Dr. Peter Brondum-Jacobsen and...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Back in the 1970s, population studies comparing the risk the death from coronary artery disease (CAD) between Greenland Eskimos (a.k.a. Inuit) and aged-matched Danes found the Europeans were 3 to 5 times more likely to die from heart disease . The Inuit also had blood lipids and other CAD risk ... Study Suggests More Omega-3s Do Not Reduce CVD
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Angioplasty also known as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has become a routine procedure for clogged arteries in a stable patient with coronary artery disease (CAD) despite the fact that there is no good evidence it helps prevent heart attacks and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. In fact several studies suggest it may even modestly increase the ... Angioplasty Doesn’t Prevent Heart Attacks
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A study using a new statistical method examined the impact of the pattern of 49 food groups and their correlation with the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) in 455 German women. • The food group that best predicted a lower CAD risk was vegetarian dishes. • The 20%...