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How your gut can affect heart health!

How your gut can affect heart health!

Despite our efforts spending hundreds of billions of dollars (likely trillions) researching and treating heart disease, it remains the #1 cause of death for women and men in the Western world. For decades, scientists have blamed heart disease on red meat intake...
Should You Have a CT Scan of the Heart, or a Carotid IMT?

Should You Have a CT Scan of the Heart, or a Carotid IMT?

Heart disease remains the #1 killer for women and men, despite that we can prevent 90% of heart disease with lifestyle changes. The primary cause for heart attacks and strokes is the growth of arterial plaque. In an ideal world, you would know the age of your...

How Does Your Gut Microbiome Impact Your Risk for Heart Disease

There are hundreds of recent studies showing that the microbes (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) living in your gut impact your health. The right microbes benefit you, the bad ones cause you harm. You have trillions of diverse microbes (with 10 times more DNA than the...
Is Eating Fat and Animal Protein Bad for Your Heart?

Is Eating Fat and Animal Protein Bad for Your Heart?

Over the last month, the #1 question I have received has been, “Does eating meat and fat help in heart disease prevention and treatment? Dr. Esselstyn, PCRM, and Dr. McDougall advocate no meat, fish or dairy, and no oil. Your advice differs. What should I do when...