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August 15, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Dose
Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
August 10, 2012
Nuts and Bolts of Cholesterol Lowering
A pooled analysis of studies on nut consumption, cholesterol levels, and risk of death from heart disease show extraordinary benefits, suggesting we should eat nuts every day.
July 26, 2012
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to..
June 22, 2012
Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease
By preventing the buildup of cholesterol in our blood stream, we can prevent atherosclerosis in our coronary arteries, the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This..
June 21, 2012
Atherosclerotic plaques in coronary arteries may be more aptly described as pimples, initiated by the infiltration of cholesterol into the lining of our arteries. The ending, should blood flow to our..
March 8, 2012
February 10, 2012
Soy Worth a Hill of Beans?
Are soybeans better than other types of beans for heart disease prevention, or does the soy industry just have more money and clout to tout?
February 1, 2012
Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up
A case report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association) of a man who went on the Atkins diet, lost his ability to have an..
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