Is Oil Healthy?

Editorial Is Oil Healthy? Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD In 1898, William osler gave a presentation about angina pectoris. His statement on the rarity of this disorder in 1898 is poignant considering the frequency with which cardiovascular illness is encountered today [1]. scholars debate what has caused a disease that was once considered a rarity…

The Best Food for Slowing Your Resting Heart Rate

Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on February 14th, 2019 Monitoring resting heart rate has strong advantages. Taking your pulse is cheap, takes little time, is understandable to people, and is something everyone can do at home to measure their progress to become an active participant in their own health management. “The accumulated weight of evidence linking elevated [resting] heart…

How Do We Know that Cholesterol Causes Heart Disease?

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  January 13th, 2017  Volume 34 What would happen if babies were randomized at birth to a lifetime of low cholesterol levels? We already know because Mother Nature did exactly that! In this video, I introduce the concept of Mendelian randomization. Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs,…