Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease $NVS Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of the body and is essential for good health. Our body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the Sun. The liver manufactures […]

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol Researchers at Pennsylvania State University recently published on the anti-cholesterol benefits of almonds. Regular intake of a handful of almonds increased levels of mature HDL or “good cholesterol” particles, which are associated with cardiovascular health, by 19%. According to a study published Friday, 11 […]

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease In Y 2013 Ivor Cummins, a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem solving, ran into health problems. His serum ferritin was very high, which is a potent risk factor for heart disease, as were his liver enzymes. After […]

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease According to a new study published in the Journal Atherosclerosis depression is as big a risk for cardiovascular disease in men as high cholesterol and obesity, “There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained researcher Karl-Heinz Ladwig. “The question now is: […]

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks Research conducted at the Karolinska Institutet found that engaging in 5 healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about 80% of 1st-time heart attacks in men. The researchers were surprised at how powerful a healthy lifestyle can be, noting: “It is not surprising that healthy lifestyle choices would lead to a […]