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

Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support

Recent research from China has demonstrated that higher amounts of certain nutrients and hormones can slash the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS), a cluster of conditions that heighten the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. In a recent article published in the journal Menopause, Chinese scientists found that higher amounts of calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D) and estrogen corresponded to better markers of … Continue reading Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support

Calcium levels in the heart a potential biomarker for heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A serious and often fatal condition, heart disease is caused by cardiometabolic dysfunctions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, insulin resistance and obesity. However, a recent study published in Endocrinology and Metabolism revealed that excessive levels of calcium … Continue reading Calcium levels in the heart a potential biomarker for heart disease

Used for thousands of years in TCM, Psoralea corylifolia treats a variety of diseases from heart disease to cancer

Psoralea corylifolia or babchi is a medicinal herb that is popular among traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda practitioners. It is used to treat various skin diseases, including rashes, psoriasis, leprosy, and leucoderma – a condition that causes the appearance of white patches due to loss of melanin. However, several studies have reported that P. corylifolia has other clinical applications, and these can … Continue reading Used for thousands of years in TCM, Psoralea corylifolia treats a variety of diseases from heart disease to cancer

Using Vitamin C for Heart Disease, Cancer and Cell Protection

Researchers at the University of California say that participants who took about 500 milligrams of vitamin C supplements per day saw a 24 per cent drop in plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) levels after two months. Recent research suggests that CRP may be a better predictor of heart disease than cholesterol levels. “C-reactive protein is a marker of … Continue reading Using Vitamin C for Heart Disease, Cancer and Cell Protection

Avoiding Heart Disease & Strokes

Saving the Lives of Millions At a recent conference of the Indian Society of Cardiology hosted by Madras Medical Mission, doctors focused on non-pharmaceutical interventions for heart failure. Experts are becoming increasingly aware that the last decade has seen only very small incremental improvements or benefits with newer drug therapies in the treatment of heart failure. … Continue reading Avoiding Heart Disease & Strokes

Statin Disaster, Heart Disease and Magnesium

There is not enough evidence to support the practice of western medicine as it is presently practiced. The entire system of medicine in the United States is broken, not only because the toxic medicines they use kill so many people but also because the insurance programs that fund expensive medicine do not work as effective … Continue reading Statin Disaster, Heart Disease and Magnesium

Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

This is an introduction to a series of articles on the heart. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Economic Burden of Illness in Canada report, cardiovascular disease-related physician care, hospital care, and drugs is the largest burden on the health system. It is the same throughout the first world. Cardiovascular disease is the … Continue reading Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, commonly associated with diabetes, increases the risk of heart disease, and liver, colorectal, and breast cancers

In a new study that was published in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers were able to surmise that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is not only associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but also to cancers that have nothing to do with the liver, such as colorectal and breast cancers. “NAFLD is a very important multi-system disease to which … Continue reading Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, commonly associated with diabetes, increases the risk of heart disease, and liver, colorectal, and breast cancers