Are Weight-Loss Pills Safe?

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  August 19th, 2019  Volume 47 Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  August 19th, 2019  Volume 47 Why don’t more people take the weight loss medications currently on the market? Despite the myriad menu of FDA-approved medications for weight loss, they’ve only been prescribed for about 1 in 50 obese patients. We worship medical magic bullets in this…

Heart Disease May Start in the Womb

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  January 18th, 2016  Volume 28 Fatty streak formation occurs in human fetal arteries and is linked to the pregnant mother’s cholesterol level. The strategy of preventing heart disease risk in childhood has been described as radical, but is the concept really so radical? What would be radical is to adopt this concept and actually do…

Dr Kim Williams: exposes the true cause of Heart Disease

Dr. Kim Allan Williams, MD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA: was a recent guest speaker at the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, CA. http://drmcdougall.com Dr. Williams was born and raised in inner-city Chicago, and attended the College of The University of Chicago (1971 to 1975), followed by the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine…

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…