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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…However, while Mediterranean people do not consume a lot of soy or seaweed, the Asians do. I decided to call this updated heart healthy diet plan the PAMM diet. It includes fresh fruits and vegetables in season, fish and whole grains. Meat is used sparingly, often just enough for flavoring. Meals are based…

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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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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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Four Therapies for Heart Attack Patients

…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-index foods (e.g., white rice, white bread, cake, cookies, candy, chips, etc.) that ramp up the level of inflammation…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition Recipe: Grilled Halibut

…useful to everyone. Omega-3s can reduce triglycerides and reduce blood pressure levels at higher dosages. Although fish is an integral part of the PAMM diet, it’s not as simple as eating any fish; you must be picky about the catch. Large, long-lived, ocean fish like tuna and swordfish tend to contain…

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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 you…

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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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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 attack…

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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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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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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 bleeding…

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Proper Sodium-Potassium Balance Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

…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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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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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 levels…

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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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