GERD medication found to disrupt nutrient absorption, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease

The pharmaceutical drugs commonly prescribed to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a number of serious side effects. Among other negative effects, proton-pump inhibiting (PPI) drugs can prevent the proper absorption of nutrients by the gastrointestinal system, which makes patients more likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Also known as “acid reflux” and “heartburn,” GERD afflicts four out … Continue reading GERD medication found to disrupt nutrient absorption, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease

Anthocyanins are a colorful way to prevent cardiovascular disease

It is often said that presentation is everything when it comes to meals, but there’s an even better reason to fill your plate with colorful foods. The pigment that gives foods like berries their rich red and purple hues also doubles as powerful protection against cardiovascular disease. Studies have shown that this pigment, anthocyanin, not … Continue reading Anthocyanins are a colorful way to prevent cardiovascular disease

Quercetin Found to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Quercetin appears to provide protection against cardiovascular disease even though the body breaks it down before it enters the blood, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Institute of Food Research and published in the journal “Atheroscleroisis.” While many studies have linked quercetin – a flavonoid that naturally occurs in onions, apples, … Continue reading Quercetin Found to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Poor Fitness Associated with Increase in Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease (press release)

Approximately one-third of adolescents and 14 percent of adults (aged 20 to 49 years) in the U.S. have poor cardiorespiratory fitness, with an associated increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors such as higher total cholesterol and blood pressure levels, according to a study in the December 21 issue of JAMA. There is strong and … Continue reading Poor Fitness Associated with Increase in Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease (press release)

Statin scam worsens cardiovascular disease epidemic

Two studies recently published in the Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology have drawn new attention to the fact that, far from being the miracle cure that was promised 20 years ago, statins actually carry serious side effects — and rather than reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, they actually increase it! The studies came in the same … Continue reading Statin scam worsens cardiovascular disease epidemic

Doctors now warn about permanent damage and cardiovascular events following COVID-19 vaccination

More doctors are speaking out about the harms of new COVID-19 vaccines. Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, M.D., Ph.D. is one of them. Dr. Noorchashm says that the covid-19 vaccines will almost certainly cause an antigen-specific immune response; however, if viral antigens are present in the tissues of recipients at the time of vaccination, the … Continue reading Doctors now warn about permanent damage and cardiovascular events following COVID-19 vaccination

Low-Cal Diet Could Change Epigenetic Patterns in Obesity-Related Disease

Obesity is a disease characterized by excessive body fat. It can be caused by environment, a person’s early-life nutrition, and it can even be a result of their parent’s diet. Obesity is so dangerous because associated with many diseases such as hypertension, type-2 Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. How does extra weight cause so many different problems? Many studies … Continue reading Low-Cal Diet Could Change Epigenetic Patterns in Obesity-Related Disease

Food scientists recommend daily consumption of whole eggs to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke

Eggs are a highly controversial food among health enthusiasts. Because eggs contain high levels of cholesterol and saturated fatty acids, many people make it a point to avoid them for fear of raising their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). But a recent study found that — contrary to popular belief — daily egg consumption may help reduce the … Continue reading Food scientists recommend daily consumption of whole eggs to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke

Report: Lead exposure linked to uptick in annual heart disease deaths in the US

Lead exposure may be driving cases of heart disease in the United States, a study published in the Lancet said. The study, which analyzed data on 14,000 adults, noted that the heavy metal contributed to as many as 412,000 premature deaths each year in the United States – a number estimated to be 10 times larger than the figures mentioned in … Continue reading Report: Lead exposure linked to uptick in annual heart disease deaths in the US

Sugary drinks and disease: Chugging 2 sodas per day increases your risk of premature death

The added sugar in soda makes it one of the unhealthiest drinks in the world. On top of raising blood sugar and contributing to abdominal fat, European researchers found that soda can also lead to an earlier death. Published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the study demonstrates that daily consumption of two or more sodas – diet or not – and … Continue reading Sugary drinks and disease: Chugging 2 sodas per day increases your risk of premature death