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Choleterol OMG PowerPoint slides in .pdf format

Here is a link to the Cholesterol OMG PowerPoint in .pdf format. Watch our Cholesterol OMG presentation and see how saturated fat consumption improves cholesterol and health as is discussed in Time magazine’s cover story, Ending the War on Fat, and by registered dietitian Joy Bauer in […]

Validating more Statin therapy: disappointing!

The American Heart Association (AHA) / American College of Cardiology (ACC) new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines were recently published in Circulation November 2013 (four sections). Read the AHA synopsis with additional ACC commentary. The federal government’s National, Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI) felt the need to rush these recommendations to publication and with […]

LDL-Cholesterol on the Rise – OMG!

Cholesterol, or more specifically lipoprotein testing, will remain an important determinant of cardiovascular risk. However, once you or your doctor understands how inflammation and oxidative stress play pivotal roles in the development of atherosclerosis and plaque formation, cholesterol interpretation becomes a whole […]

Diet, Inflammation and Cholesterol

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Carb-Loaded invited me to do a Google+ video hangout. The hangout application is rather impressive as it allows live viewing, multiple users, recording and immediate posting to You Tube. We discussed diet, inflammation, oxidative stress, cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk assessment from the perspective of […]

Mummies, Clogged Arteries and Ancient Junk Food

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Add Clogged Arteries to the list of just some of the chronic diseases found in Ancient mummies. The HORUS study just published in the Lancet and presented at a meeting of the American Academy of Cardiology theorizes that humans are sensitive to the development of atherosclerotic plaque regardless of […]

More Meat Phobia

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The media is once again sensationalizing Meat Phobia. The results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study published in BMC Medicine suggest that men and women with a high consumption of processed meat are at increased risk of early death, in particular due […]