heart disease

15 12 2020

Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins—The Truth Comes Out (Part 2)


(In part 1 of this article, we looked at the good things cholesterol does for us and examined the questionable research that established a direct connection between cholesterol and heart disease.  We also saw the role that the pharmaceutical companies play in funding and possibly manipulating studies to push the use of the drugs they [...]

Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins—The Truth Comes Out (Part 2)2020-12-15T12:15:09+00:00
15 11 2020

Putting Heart Disease in Reverse


Coronary artery disease can be reversed. True of False? If you ask most doctors, including cardiologist, you probably will receive a foggy kind of answer.  You might hear “FALSE!”  If this is the answer you are hearing from a doctor, it’s unfortunate. The correct answer is TRUE - Coronary artery disease can be reversed. There are [...]

Putting Heart Disease in Reverse2020-11-15T21:22:40+00:00
4 11 2015

How’s your Fiber Intake?


A few weeks ago, Lara came to see me about refining her eating and exercise.  She hadn’t been feeling quite right for the last few months.  Although she needed to lose a few kilo, weight loss wasn’t her issue.  She was fairly educated as far as nutrition and exercise was concerned but she was having [...]

How’s your Fiber Intake?2020-08-10T12:37:07+00:00
28 05 2015

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures


There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see someone who has one of the classic adult diseases; meaning, diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.  In many cases, the ramifications of these diseases have already begun to set in and the client is already being medicated.  Sometimes, they are feeling some side [...]

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures2017-01-19T15:14:16+00:00
16 07 2014

Go for the Whole Grains


Why in the world would someone take whole wheat grain, crack the grain, pulverize it with rollers, and separate the endosperm from the dark, fibrous bran and the wheat embryo?  Why would they take out important nutrients, vitamins, unsaturated fats, fiber and magnesium?  And if intact grains are so healthy, why did we stop eating [...]

Go for the Whole Grains2017-03-30T13:28:48+00:00
14 05 2014

Stress and Heart Disease


The ill effects of stress are unending.  You have undoubtedly read about all the results of being over stressed, including pain of any kind, digestive disorders, sleep disorders, depression, obesity (and the inability to properly lose weight), autoimmune diseases and skin conditions such as eczema.  But perhaps the most frightening result of all is the [...]

Stress and Heart Disease2014-05-14T08:00:35+00:00