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Why I Recommend The Mediterranean Diet

…trying to achieve good cardiovascular nutrition often ask why I’m so excited about the Mediterranean diet, why I have included it as part of my PAMM diet, and why I think anyone with cardiovascular problems should seriously consider it. The answer has to do with the essential fatty acids, particularly…

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Four Therapies for Heart Attack Patients

…the Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean (or PAMM) diet. This heart-strengthening diet features an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables; whole grains, fish (wild, not farm-raised); modest portions of lean meat; and plenty of nuts, seeds, and beans. On the PAMM diet, you’ll avoid sugary or high glycemic…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: PAMM Diet Salad Recipes

With the summer now upon us, what could be better than some delicious PAMM diet salad recipes! The healthy heart nutrition recipes in this chapter feature Mediterranean flavors and include a few Japanese favorites—to produce great healthy heart meals. Every recipe is comprised of foods naturally rich…

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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…delicious, heart healthy diet plan. And best of all, it’s not really a “diet” so much as a lifestyle choice. My Pan-Asian, Modified-Mediterranean (PAMM) Heart Healthy Diet Plan I have been a proponent of the modified Mediterranean diet for years—even before it became fairly mainstream. In recent years…

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What To Do After a Heart Attack

…following the Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. I also recommend simple walking, with your doctor’s permission of course. Even if you follow the PAMM diet to the letter, I still have my own patients take targeted nutritional supplements to help their hearts heal, and stay strong long after a heart…

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Proper Sodium-Potassium Balance Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

…day your minimum goal. You'll have the best odds for success if you follow a cardiovascular nutrition plan like my Pan Asian Modified Mediterranean (PAMM) diet, which features lots of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and healthy fats like olive oil. Some foods that are especially high in potassium…

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The Truth About Cholesterol

…free radicals that damage LDL molecules. In order to enjoy healthy cholesterol, it’s important to adhere to a cholesterol lowering diet, like my PAMM diet. You’ll also want to exercise on a regular basis, which will also help to keep other cardiovascular problems away. For more information on good…

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Women Are More Likely to Die from Heart Disease than Cancer

…protection against heart attack and stroke provided by estrogen. Fortunately, you can reduce your chance of heart attack and stroke by eating a healthy PAMM diet, exercising regularly, and taking nutritional supplements that support heart health (fish oil and CoQ10 are two of my favorites). You should also…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…foods release glucose into the bloodstream quickly, causing a rapid rise in blood sugar and a subsequent rise in insulin. Instead, I recommend the PAMM diet which includes 45 percent to 50 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 30 percent healthy fats; and 25 percent protein. * If you…

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Reducing Cholesterol With Statin Drugs

…liver’s ability to produce cholesterol. As little as 50 mg per day can have a positive effect. * My Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean-type diet (PAMM) is rich in fiber, healthy fats (omega-3s from fish and fish oil), garlic and onions (two potent cholesterol-busters), and fresh fruits and vegetables…

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Eight Stroke Prevention Tips

…Address any lifestyle-related or heart risk factors you have with your doctor. * Follow a good cardiovascular nutrition eating program, such as the PAMM diet. * Take 1–3 grams of fish oil daily. * For women over 65, take 100 mg of aspirin (equivalent to 1.25 baby aspirin) a day. (Beware of stomach…

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Prevent Blood Clots by Reducing Fibrogen

…pro?mote “slippery” blood platelets and help improve blood circulatin by neutralizing her fibrinogen and triglyceride levels. I also put her on my PAMM diet, my cardiovascular nutrition plan that includes much lower levels of carbohydrates (to combat her insulin resistance), plus healthy fats and garlic…

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Natural Solutions for a Healthy Cholesterol Level

…liver’s ability to produce cholesterol. As little as 50 mg per day can have a positive effect. * My Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean-type diet (PAMM) is great for this and for overall cardiovascular nutrition. It’s rich in fiber, healthy fats (omega-3s from fish and fish oil), garlic and onions…

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Eat Well for Heart Health

…-fiber, healthy-fat, Mediterranean-type diet with traditional Asian cuisine. I call this approach to eating the Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean (or PAMM) diet. This diet, which is high in vegetables, legumes, fruits, fish, garlic, nuts, olive oil, and soy products, helps you to attain good cholesterol…

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The Side Effects of Statin Drugs

…appropriate reason should be chasing it down with a minimum of 200 mg of hydrosoluble CoQ10. Adhering to a smart cholesterol lowering diet, like the PAMM diet I talk about so frequently, is a wonderful way to maintain healthy cholesterol. You’d be surprised by how just eating the right foods can help…

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Help Prevent Heart Attack by Avoiding Sugar

…supplementation, and stress management are important, too, but good cardiovascular nutrition is at the top of my list. Optimum heart health requires eating the PAMM way—that is, in keeping with my Pan Asian Modified Mediterranean diet. It emphasizes fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, beans and legumes, healthy…

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Lp(a) and Risk Factors of Heart Disease

…less than 100 mg daily if you have side effects. Twinlabs’ quick-acting Niacin is a good product. * Follow my Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean (PAMM) diet. * Take 1–2grams of vitamin C and 100–200 mg of standard coenzyme Q10. * Take 1–2grams of fish oil daily. * Take 50mg of nattokinase twice…

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Leading Causes of High Blood Pressure Levels

…great tips for doing this here) * Control your sugar intake * Exercise more You also want to adhere to good cardiovascular nutrition, and following my PAMM diet makes that easy. You’ll never go hungry, but will enjoy delicious foods filled with the nutrients you need to maintain good health. For more…

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Should You Worry About Your LDL Cholesterol Level?

…smoke, mercury, lead, trans-fatty acids, insulin and radiation (to name a few). You may also want to adhere to a cholesterol-lowering diet, like my PAMM diet, exercise on a regular basis and do what you can to maintain your overall health. For more information on LDL cholesterol levels and other cardiovascular…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…heart, your brain needs the proper balance of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, and nutrients. The same Pan Asian Modified Mediterranean diet (PAMM) that Dr. Sinatra recommends to prevent cardiovascular problems, diabetes, and autoimmune disorders as well as promote overall optimum health, is a…

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