Book About Cholesterol

The Great Cholesterol Myth

…statin therapy and the over-treating of cholesterol numbers instead of people—I jumped at the opportunity to spread this message even wider. Our new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth was just released. In fact, some of you may have caught my interview about the book on The 700 Club . The airing helped more…

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When and How to Find a Natural Heart Doctor

…and that cholesterol fractions and subtypes matter. Finally, a good heart doctor will encourage you to seek out a second opinion—especially if you’re facing the decision of whether or not to have surgery. Plus, he or she should support your efforts to educate and empower yourself about keeping your…

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New Research Warns that Statins Can Accelerate Aging

…cavalier use in patients with high cholesterol is not smart medicine in my book. Now it’s your turn: What do you think about this new research on statins? You May Also Be Interested In * Hypercholesterolemia—A Real Condition or Advertising Hype? * Cholesterol Is Not the Cause of Heart Disease Resources…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…insights from my latest book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease—and the Statin-Free Plan That Will. We will also explore the phenomenology around the near death experience, or NDE, which is the subject of my upcoming book. Additionally, I will discuss…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…. What is Your Exposure From Airport Security Scanners? Recently, when I was headed to the airport for a television shoot to promote my book The Great Cholesterol Myth, I did my usual side step at the security checkpoint in order to opt for the “pat down” instead of walking through the scanner.…

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How to Stick to a Heart-Healthy Diet Plan When Eating Out

…visiting my colleague Dr. David Perlmutter, a neurologist and author of Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Cookbook. Similar to my book and cookbook pairing about cholesterol, Dr. Perlmutter shares my passion for following a gluten-free, heart-healthy diet plan. So I was happy to allow him to select a local…

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Treat Heart Disease With a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…Healing Kitchen will educate you about natural, tasty remedies for many of the illnesses that afflict the 20th century. If you are looking to use simple, heart healthy foods, herbs and spices to get your body back on track, and keep it there, you will love this book! For more information on healthy heart…

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Treating Low Ejection Fraction

…been helpful! I recently had a blog reader ask a great question about low ejection fraction and wanted to post the answer: "I had a heart attack five years ago and a stent placed. All of my blood work is normal with good cholesterol measurements and C-RP of 1.13. I take Lipitor (20mg), Metropolis,…

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

book, moderate dark chocolate intake may be in order (but not after dinner for those of you who can’t sleep after caffeine). I recommend only dark chocolate because I am concerned about the high sugar content in other types of chocolate; dark chocolate has the lowest. Remember it's sugar, not cholesterol,…

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The Top 5 Heart Health Risk Factors You Want to Watch in 2016

Heart health risk factors have been written about for decades, and the beauty of being a cardiologist is that I’m both a teacher and I’m a student. At many conferences I attend, I’m the one presenting. But quite often, I’m the one listening and learning—and often gain new cutting edge information…

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