Heart and Cardiovascular
I don’t know how exciting US survival figures are for the rest of the world. But they probably contain a hidden message for us all. I’ve heard it said that we are the first generation that will live longer than our children. Well, that trend is already underway and other developed countries are likely to follow suit.
We’ve long known that “an apple a day” is a healthy habit. Apples are loaded with fiber and pack a healthy dose of vitamin C. They also provide smaller amounts of several other vitamins and minerals. Plus, apples contain powerful antioxidants – such as quercetin and catechin.
Dr. Bruce Holub talks about the many benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids—from brain health, to eye health, to heart health. Plus he shares exciting new research that has revealed fatty acid's potential as a powerful overall anti-aging tool.
Walnuts are perhaps best known for being the quintessential healthy brain-food. But who knew that walnuts were also winning top prizes for their heart-healthy, free-radical fighting, antioxidant properties as well?
Question: I heard scrambled eggs are bad for me. Why?
Ongoing research shows that eating dark chocolate exerts beneficial effects throughout the whole body. High quality chocolate delivers disease-zapping antioxidants, lowers blood pressure and protects your heart and liver, all in one fell crunch.
Dear Dr. Mirkin:
Why do cholesterol-lowering statin drugs cause muscle pain and muscle damage?
These days we know that aging is as much about inflammation as anything else. Infections and inflammation are never very far apart.
Nothing tastes better and does more for your body than natural foods. Healing foods, if you will. Want to block disease through your diet? Start here.