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…

Beans, Beans, They’re Good for Your Heart

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  August 29th, 2014  Volume 20 To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by Katie Schloer. Legumes such as lentils, chickpeas, beans and split peas may reduce cholesterol so much that consumers may be able…

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…

Donating Blood to Prevent Heart Disease?

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  January 25th, 2017  Volume 34 An extraordinary thing happened when those at high risk for heart disease were randomized to give blood—and it had nothing to do with their heart.   Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger…