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…

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…