Tag: cardiovascular health

Four Nuts Once a Month


How to Prevent a Stroke


Whole Beets vs. Juice for Improving Athletic Performance


Are Calcium Supplements Effective?


Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

“Are Calcium Supplements Safe?” In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “Do Not Supplement.” What happened? It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand. Short-term studies had showed that calcium supplementation may drop blood pressures by about a point,…


Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?

“Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?” My last in-depth video series on vitamin D was done more than 4 years ago, as in 15,950 papers ago. I had a lot of catching up to do. Review articles like this continue to be published, touting vitamin D as a veritable…


Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

[Music] we know from the work of dr. Ornish and Esselstyn that switching to a plant-based diet can reverse heart disease open up arteries in some cases without drugs without surgery but because our first symptom of heart disease may be our last sudden cardiac death it’s best not to wait until after or OSIS…


Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart

“Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart” I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytochemiclas in beans, but there are protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. Plant-specific compounds can have a remarkable impact on the health care system and may provide therapeutic health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment…


Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds

“Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds” In the prevention of cardiovascular disease, the consumption of fruits and vegetables is crucial. Yes, preventing the oxidation of cholesterol may be one of the mechanisms by which fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, hyperactivity of platelets is also critically important in the…


Trans Fat In Meat And Dairy

“Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy” Trans fats are bad, increasing one’s risk of heart disease sudden death and diabetes, even perhaps aggression. Trans fat intake has been associated with overt aggressive behavior impatience and irritability Trans Fats are basically only found one place in nature animal fat. The food industry however found a way…