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NIH: Humans Are Herbivores

NIH: Humans Are Herbivores

10 Questions about Atherosclerosis with William C. Roberts, MD, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Is atherosclerosis a disease affecting all animals or only certain animals? Atherosclerosis affects only herbivores. Dogs, cats, tigers, and lions can be saturated with fat and cholesterol, and atherosclerotic plaques do not develop. The only way to produce atherosclerosis in a carnivore is to take out […]

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Olive Oil and Artery Function

Olive Oil and Artery Function

Does extra virgin olive oil have the same adverse effect on arterial function as refined oils and animal fats? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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EATING: Trailer for Must-see DVD

EATING: Trailer for Must-see DVD

This award-winning DVD covers a lot of ground regarding health. You will get virtual one-on-one consultations with some of the world’s leading authorities on reversal of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases and more chronic diseases. Dr. Crowe and Dr. Esselstyn are from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and know something about heart disease. These interviews will convince you that cardiovascular […]

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Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise

Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise

Diet and exercise synergize to improve endothelial function, the ability of our arteries to relax normally. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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When a Doctor Becomes a Patient

When a Doctor Becomes a Patient

By Dr. Rajiv Misquitta Six years ago, on my way to work on a cold November morning, I experienced crushing chest pain and shortness of breath. I managed to stumble into the Emergency Room at my hospital before passing out. I was diagnosed with a heart attack and two stents were placed in my main coronary artery. This was terrifying […]

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Comparing Vegans’ Arteries to Runners’

Comparing Vegans’ Arteries to Runners’

The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles). Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/12/16/comparing-vegans-arteries-to-runners/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Walnuts and Artery Function

Walnuts and Artery Function

Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week), perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to better relax normally. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Meat

Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Meat

Since there’s never been a better time to go vegan, here are the Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Meat from PETA. They speak for themselves, so without further ado, here they are: 1. Help the Poor While there is ample reason for indignation at the 100 million tons of grain used for biofuels, more than seven times as much grain (760 […]

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Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not whether we should eat healthy to prevent heart disease, but whether we want to reverse the heart disease we may already have. More […]

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Heart Disease and Hearing Loss Linked

Heart Disease and Hearing Loss Linked

Gen Xers and baby boomers should no longer ignore their hearing loss, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), which is raising awareness of the link between cardiovascular and hearing health in recognition of World Heart Day on September 29th. A growing body of research shows that a person’s hearing health and cardiovascular health frequently correspond. With heart disease, artery walls […]

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