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Cutting Salt Prevents Heart Disease

Cutting Salt Prevents Heart Disease

In a new study it is stressed that cutting salt prevents heart disease. Often high blood pressure has an association with eating too much salty food. But this may not have to be necessarily from salt you added to your food. Eating too much processed food can also make you exceed your
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Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Vegetarians usually are healthier than meat eaters, but a new study showed an increased stroke risk in vegetarians. The study came from the UK where researchers followed 48,000 people for 18 years. They classified people into meat eaters, pescetarians (fish eaters) and vegetarians, in
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Sugary Drinks And Drinks With Sweeteners Cause Disease

Sugary Drinks And Drinks With Sweeteners Cause Disease

A publication in JAMA in September 2019 found that sugar drinks and drinks with sweeteners cause disease. This study included 451, 743 individuals from 10 countries in Europe. Their consumption of 2 glasses or more sugar-sweetened, and artificially sweetened soft drinks per day were f
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Importance Of Fiber Was Confirmed

Importance Of Fiber Was Confirmed

A new study about the importance of fiber was confirmed for the prevention of major diseases. It was the World Health Organization that commissioned this study. The results appeared in a publication in the journal “Lancet”  . Notably, it was based on analyzing 185 observational studie
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Vitamin K2 Improves Arterial Elasticity

Vitamin K2 Improves Arterial Elasticity

Research from the Netherlands showed in 2015 that vitamin K2 improves arterial elasticity, if taken over 3 years. The researchers measured carotid artery elasticity with Doppler ultrasound. They examined various parameters. 244 postmenopausal women were part of a placebo group or a vi
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Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

A study revealed that air pollution lowers good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). Physicians  were already concerned in the past  that air pollution could  cause heart attacks and strokes. But as Medical News Today reported, now the link between heart attacks and air pollution has been f
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Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Dr. Mitchell Fleisher explained that good nutrition can manage chronic inflammation. He presented his talk at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 9-11, 2016) in Las Vegas that I attended. It was entitled “Effective Anti-Aging Nutritional Management of Chronic I
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Breast Artery Calcification Predicts Heart Attacks

Breast Artery Calcification Predicts Heart Attacks

Women who had a digital mammogram taken showing breast artery calcification were found to also have coronary artery calcification, which predicts heart attacks down the road. Dr. Laurie Margolis of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York gave a presentation at the A
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Hardening Of Arteries Reversed With Supplements

Hardening Of Arteries Reversed With Supplements

A meta-analysis in the Journal of Nutrition from August 2014 indicates that hardening of arteries can be reversed with supplements. Ammar Ashor and colleagues took 20 randomized trials including 1909 subjects aged 22 to 63. Arterial stiffness was measured by pulse-wave velocity or sim
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Vitamin D3 Benefits Both Heart And Brain

Typically, what’s good for the heart is also good for the brain. This has been reconfirmed in two independent studies involving measurements of vitamin D3 levels (25-hydroxy vitamin D). 1.The first study was presented at the 63rd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Ca
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