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  • Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
    Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
    When doctors withhold dietary treatment options from cardiac patients, they are violating the cornerstone of medical ethics, informed consent.
  • Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit
    Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit
    The role white and pink (red) grapefruit may play in weight loss and cholesterol control, as well as the suppression of drug clearance enzymes within the body.
  • Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
    Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
    Though official recommendations are to first treat high cholesterol with dietary change, many physicians jump right to cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins that can have an array of...
  • Power Plants
    Power Plants
    Many of the most powerful drugs in modern medicine's arsenal came from natural products, from penicillin to the chemotherapy agents Taxol® and vincristine.
  • Trans Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol: Tolerable Upper Intake of Zero
    Trans Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol: Tolerable Upper Intake of Zero
    The intake of trans fats which come mostly from junk food and animal products, saturated fat mostly from dairy products and chicken, and cholesterol coming mostly from eggs and chicken should be as...
  • Fast Food: Do You Want Fries With That? Lipitor?
    Fast Food: Do You Want Fries With That? Lipitor?
    Cardiologists suggest that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs be given out free with fast food meals
  • Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: Purely a Question of Diet
    Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: Purely a Question of Diet
    To achieve the cholesterol level necessary to prevent heart attacks, most must take cholesterol-lowering drugs or eat a plant-based diet.
  • Convergence of Evidence
    Convergence of Evidence
    Profile of an editorial published by Dr. Dean Ornish in the American Journal of Cardiology describing the optimal diet and how simple choices can be as powerful as drugs and surgery.
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