Pam

Mediterranean Eating for a Healthy Heart

…and stroke. Now, technically I prefer to combine the Mediterranean diet with a taste of Asia to create what I call the Pan Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. PAM emphasizes fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, lean protein, and healthy fats at every meal. For best results, here's how I recommend you put together…

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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…integrative cardiology, I am even convinced that with metabolic cardiology we can even reverse heart disease. Some of my top recommendations include eating a PAM diet and exercising. Plus, you want to take a powerful nutrient combination I call the “awesome foursome”: CoQ10 (50-150 mg daily), magnesium (400…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…Many people don’t realize that alcohol contains a large store of hidden sugar. * Eat an anti-inflammatory Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. My heart-healthy PAM eating plan includes 40 to 45 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 35-40 percent healthy fats; and 20-25 percent protein—all…

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Is a Low-Fat Vegetarian Diet Healthy for Your Heart?

…increase of fiber which clears the gut of toxins. However, my personal preference is a more balanced approach. I eat a Pan-Asian/Mediterranean diet (PAM), since the cultures with the highest longevity rates include the Okinawans of Japan, as well as those of the Mediterranean basin. I also follow the…

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New Research Makes Olive Oil One of My Top Heart-Healthy Foods

…events, including heart attacks and strokes. Both Studies Make Olive Oil a Top Heart-Healthy Food So, if you’re eating a Mediterranean diet, like my PAM program, I recommend kicking it up a notch by adding 30 grams of those mixed nuts, or downing a tablespoon of olive oil three times a day like I do.…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…optimal cholesterol numbers you want to see in your test results. * If your HDL and/or LDL subtypes need improvement, I recommend a combination of the PAM diet, nutritional supplements and exercise. * If your Lp(a) is high, my top recommendation to neutralize it is to take 1-3 g of niacin daily. I also…

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4 Foods for Depression

…your mood and thereby lower your weight, but that’s the way our systems work. As you probably know, I recommend the Pan Asian and Mediterranean (PAM) diet for everyone. But if you suffer from mild depression, here are four foods for depression I recommend adding to your diet. Four Foods for Depression…

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