Top Navigation

Tag Archives | Cardiovascular Disease

d1234-1 copy

SPECIAL REPORT: Advances in dietary alpha-linolenic acid

The December 2014 issue of Fats of Life highlighted the results from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a large prospective cohort study of elderly Americans. In that study, the association of linoleic acid with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular causes of death in elderly people was reported. Significant associations were shown to exist in elderly people between a […]

Continue Reading
Choose Right Fats

New Theory on Atherosclerosis: Massively Calcified Endosome Death

Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., announced he has discovered a poorly understood underlying mechanism of atherosclerotic vascular disease. He claims this new research explains how atherosclerotic arteries become calcified. He believes this unpublished research explains why serum cholesterol levels do not reliably predict coronary artery disease. Weisenthal postulates that (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Polyphenols […]











Continue Reading
Gel capsule

WHITE PAPER: Clinical Apps for Omega-7 & Omega-3 in Cardio Health

A new omega is emerging, omega-7s. Palmitoleic acid is a monounsaturated omega-7 fatty acid that research suggests may have additional benefits for cardiovascular health. A Harvard study of more than 400 fatty acids suggested that palmitoleic acid may function as a lipokine, a fat with hormone-like (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Intravenous Omega-3 May Improve QOL for […]











Continue Reading
Tai Chi Public Exercising in Temple of heaven park, Beijing

Autophagy: Arterial Health and Longevity

Introduction What is the age old secret to longevity? It could be as simple and complex as keeping the 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the body healthy. This report reviews an essential element to longevity — maintaining the wellness of our vascular system as microhealth and macrohealth. Arterial wellness demands mitigation of systemic inflammation. […]






Continue Reading
sugar EKG copy

Sugar and Heart Disease, Ignore No More

    Op/Ed by Kimberly Lord Stewart, Editor of Today’s Practitioner This week a major study in JAMA Internal Medicine closed the lid on America’s sugar bowl with a study that showed a significant relationship between sugar consumption and increased risk of (more…) RELATED ARTICLES New Theory on Atherosclerosis: Massively Calcified Endosome Death WHITE PAPER: […]






Continue Reading
cardio_advice_XSmall

Integrative Treatments to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Evidence-based integrative therapies can be used to modify any risky lipoprotein and inflammatory patient profiles, including medications, functional foods, supplements, and lifestyle approaches. The focus of this review is to examine how to change low-density lipoproteins, high-density lipoproteins, triglycerides, and C-reactive protein using functional foods, dietary supplements, exercise and pharmaceuticals (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Omega-3 & […]











Continue Reading

Using a Complementary Herbal Therapy in Heart Failure

Many patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) experience impaired quality of life (QOL) and would be willing to take an additional safe medication to gain QOL improve- ment. QOL scores provide meaningful patient-based outcomes for CHF patients. Poorer QOL scores predict an increased number of hospitalizations and a higher rate (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Sugar and […]











Continue Reading

Powered by Quadshot