By: Joe Graedon December 6, 2021 13 Comments
    Is Lp(a) Contributing to Unexplained Heart Attac…

    Are physicians overlooking a key risk factor for heart disease? Could Lp(a) be contributing to unexplained heart attacks? Despite a concerted effort by the American Heart Association and over 30,000 c…

    By: Terry Graedon March 11, 2021 1 Comments
    People with Cardiovascular Disease Do Better Eat…

    Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer throughout the world. People at high risk are often prescribed a number of medications to control cholesterol, lower blood pressure and prevent blo…

    By: Terry Graedon May 21, 2020 6 Comments
    Show 1213: How Does COVID-19 Affect Your Heart?

    What comes to mind when you think of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus? Chances are, you think of the lungs. There’s been a tremendous amount of attention to the breathing difficu…

    By: Joe Graedon October 14, 2019 16 Comments
    Flip Flops on Fish Oil: Omega 3 Fats Now Have He…

    Are you fed up with flip flops? The latest U-turn on dietary supplements has to do with omega 3 fats. There was a time when Americans were told that little golden footballs containing some kind of fis…

    By: Joe Graedon October 3, 2019 13 Comments
    Fish Oil for the Heart? Is It Good After All?

    Please strap on your seat belt. Here is another huge medical flip flop! A really big controversy has to do with fish oil, also known as omega-3 fatty acids. Is fish oil for the heart helpful or is it …

    By: Terry Graedon July 11, 2019 10 Comments
    Are Diets and Supplements Useless for Your Heart…

    Most people believe that a good diet is a cornerstone of vibrant health. Many also take supplements as dietary insurance to make sure that they get the nutrients they need. A massive new review of 277…

    By: Terry Graedon May 22, 2019 13 Comments
    Is Juice as Bad for Your Health as Soda?

    Choosing healthful foods and beverages has become increasingly controversial. For years, nutrition experts recommended a breakfast of cold cereal, toast with margarine and a glass of orange juice. We …

    By: Joe Graedon April 25, 2019 23 Comments
    Eat Breakfast – Live Longer! Skip Breakfast &#…

    No doubt you have heard the expression, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” This saying has been attributed to the famous nutritionist and food writer, Adell…

    By: Terry Graedon November 26, 2018 10 Comments
    Can Fish Oil Really Help Your Heart?

    Most physicians agree that eating fish is good for the heart. There is less consensus about fish oil supplements. These are among the most popular supplements on drugstore shelves. People take them to…

    By: Terry Graedon May 31, 2018 13 Comments
    Will Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Problems?

    Does it make sense to take vitamin pills? A new systematic review looked at 179 recent studies of commonly used supplements to see whether any of these pills helped ward off heart problems (Jenkins et…

    By: Terry Graedon March 1, 2018 2 Comments
    Is Wine Bad or Good for People with Diabetes?

    People with diabetes are often cautioned to avoid alcohol altogether. Doctors reason that a drink can make it much harder to control blood sugar. On the other hand, wine has a reputation as a healthfu…

    By: Terry Graedon March 23, 2017 11 Comments
    Are NSAIDs Linked to the Ultimate Side Effect, C…

    Most people think of ibuprofen as a safe and handy pain reliever. Here in the US, it is sold without prescription in convenience stores and supermarkets as well as pharmacies. Some side effects, such …