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GMO Food Labeling: Is CT a Winner?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Connecticut is the home state of my wife, six grown children, five of our ten grandchildren, and my former clinical practice. Plus, this month that same home state has been front and center in the headlines for  "unanimously" passing a GMO Labeling bill by a vote of with a unanimous 35-1 vote. But while that sounds like a victory, the fight is far from over...
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Filed Under: Food and Nutrition

Is Red Meat Safe?

Is Red Meat Safe?

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Last Reviewed 11/06/2014

Learn more about a study in Nature Medicine that determined fat and cholesterol in red meat isn’t what causes cardiovascular risk, it’s the L-carnitine.

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Is Your Heart Getting Enough Vitamin D?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Vitamin D isn't just important for your bone health; it's important for your heart health, too. A new study reveals just how much. Are you getting enough vitamin D in your diet? Find out how much you need to protect your heart.
 

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Women's Vitamin Needs

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Last Reviewed 06/16/2014

 Learn more from Dr. Sinatra about women's unique vitamin and nutrients needs to maintain optimum heart health and overall health.

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Filed Under: Men's Health

Fight Heart Risk Factors With Nutraceutical Support

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Vitamin and mineral supplements are not substitutes for a proper diet, but even the rare American who eats a balanced diet does not get the amount of nutritionals needed to combat the toxins and heart risk factors that threaten his/her health. This is why it’s critical that you take a quality multivitamin/mineral supplement with antioxidants every day with your meals. It’s just smart cardiovascular nutrition.

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Improve Blood Circulation with Bioflavonoids

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Grape juice, like red wine, can help prevent blood clots and improve blood circulation.  Resveratrol, commonly found in grapes and other plants, is being studied for its antioxidant properties and its ability to minimize cardiovascular problems.  The “Dr. Sinatra recommended dosage” of Resveratrol is 2–5 mg daily.

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Filed Under: Heart Health