Tag: heart disease

How Sumo Wrestlers Stay Healthy On 7,000 Calories A Day

Sumo wrestlers eat up to 7,000 calories a day and weigh 300 to 400 pounds or two to three times as much as the average adult. While that may not sound like the healthiest lifestyle, you shouldn’t judge a book, or a body, by its cover. Take a closer look, and you’ll discover that it…


Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?


Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers…


Opinion | Childhood trauma is a public health threat. Our kids deserve better.


What Is The Best Diet To Prevent Heart Disease? DOCTOR THOUGHTS!

You have so much power to reduce your risk factors and prevent the progression if not reverse the risk factors for the number one killer in the United States heart disease and I want to review with you researched nutritional strategies to help you achieve those goals now the reason this subject matter is so…


IV Nutrition and Chelation

NUTRITIONAL IV THERAPY THE FAST TRACK TO OPTIMAL HEALTH by Guy DaSilva, MD Nutritional IV therapy is a safe, natural way to deliver high doses of vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients straight into the bloodstream. These “IV cocktails” have been generating a lot of buzz lately, from celebrities touting their energizing effects, to the latest…


VITAMIN K2 – why I take (but don’t necessarily recommend) it!

Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar vitamins required for carboxylation of certain proteins in the human body, thereby activating them. The classic example is activation of proteins in the blood clotting cascade in the liver – vitamin K is used to add a carboxyl group to some of the clotting proteins, hence converting…


May Vital Signs – African American Health: Creating Equal Opportunities for Health


The Importance of Monitoring Vitamin D Status in the U.S.

>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY. I’M TALKING TO YOU. WELCOME TO THE 12th SESSION. I WANT TO WELCOME ALL OF YOU HERE IN THE AUDIENCE, AND MANY, MANY MORE, HOPEFULLY, AT OUR ENVISION SITE AND OUR EXTERNAL VIEWERS. >>TODAY, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BONE, AND WE ARE GOING TO BE FOCUSING ON TOPIC OF VITAMIN DID AND…


Kim Williams Sr., MD, on Plant-Based Nutrition

It’s interesting that when people have a heart attack, they’re put on a variety of medications that are designed to stop a second heart attack. And they’re fairly successful. But the one thing that usually is not addressed in this country, at least not addressed well enough, is nutrition. It turns out that plant-based nutrition…