Post Tagged with: "Heart Disease"

Burger King Test Markets Artery-Clogging Bacon Sundae

Burger King Test Markets Artery-Clogging Bacon Sundae

Burger King is taking the SAD Standard American Diet to a new low by test marketing a new bacon sundae in Nashville. The sundae features a strip of bacon alongside vanilla soft-serve ice cream, chocolate sauce and caramel topping. BK joins other fast food outlets in insulting the American public — Jack in the Box offers a bacon milkshake and […]

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“it” Campaign Launched to Raise Awareness of Inflammation Testing

“it” Campaign Launched to Raise Awareness of Inflammation Testing

Cleveland HeartLab Inc. (CHL), a rapidly growing specialty clinical laboratory and cardiovascular disease management company, today announced the launch of a campaign to educate patients and health care professionals about the importance of “it,” or inflammation testing, in determining heart attack and stroke risk. A unique inflammation biomarker panel is at the heart of CHL’s advanced approach to cardiovascular disease […]

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Is Sugar Toxic? Dietary Science Goes Mainstream

Is Sugar Toxic? Dietary Science Goes Mainstream

Sugar isn’t healthy. That’s a fact most people don’t deny. Americans are now consuming nearly 130 pounds of added sugars per person, per year. Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet, much of it in processed foods, is killing us. And as Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, […]

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Broken Hearts: America’s Cardiovascular Health in Big Trouble

Broken Hearts: America’s Cardiovascular Health in Big Trouble

America’s heart and blood vessel health is far from ideal, according to data in the American Heart Association’s “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update 2012,” published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The update provides insight into our less than ideal cardiovascular health. For example, obesity continues to be a major problem for many Americans. More than 67 […]

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Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn: Olive Oil Causes Heart Disease

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn: Olive Oil Causes Heart Disease

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of Cleveland Clinic has shown heart disease can be reversed 100% of the time, using a plant-based diet. Olive oil — and ANY oil — increases heart disease, the same way butter does. If you want to avoid heart disease and cancer, ditch all oils, which are in any case just highly processed (i.e., empty calorie junk food).

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Heart Fit Clinic Releases Reverse Heart Disease DVD

Heart disease can be reversed but it takes a lot of dedication and correct information from cardiac rehabilitation heart health experts like those with the Heart Fit Clinic. Having knowledge of what foods and supplements to eat after a heart attack is essential to the road to recovery. The Heart Fit Clinic has released its new DVD – What to […]

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Heart Disease Prevention Could Save Americans Billions Annually

Heart Disease Prevention Could Save Americans Billions Annually

  Current costs of $450 billion a year aren’t sustainable, nation’s heart experts say. Preventing heart disease before it starts is a good long-term investment in the nation’s health, according to a new policy statement from the American Heart Association. The policy statement, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, summarizes years of research on the value of […]

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