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That Diet Coke May Not Be Your Friend

According to the American Heart Association’s recently released results of two long-term studies, sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and artificially-sweetened beverages (ASBs) pose long-term health risks, and are both associated with a higher risk of death.

Sep 26th, 2019
Dollars To Donuts, You Want A Banana Not a Banana Split

As discussed in our previous articles, That Diet Coke May Not Be Your Friend and That Diet Coke May Not Be Your Friend; That Regular Coke May Not Be Either, overconsumption of added sugar and sugar in general leads to a hi

Sep 26th, 2019
RIP Primary Prevention Status of Daily Aspirin Intake

March 17, 2019: The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a new guideline for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Mubashar A. Choudry M.D., F.A.C.C., Chief Medical Officer, Washington Cardiova

Sep 16th, 2019
Nix Daily Low-Dose Aspirin

As is often the case in the world of health, there are times when prescriptions, medications or preventative care treatments which used to be thought of as “good for us” or “healthy” are studied more closely and deemed the opposite (in 1898, Bayer Pharmace

Sep 15th, 2019
A cautionary ruling on eating foods that are high in cholesterol

A comprehensive JAMA study published earlier this year (Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality, 2019) contradicts the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s current ruling on the negative

Jul 23rd, 2019
Not My Father’s Food Pyramid

Eggs are one of those foods that provide natural fat, which has been historically deemed definitively “good.” They’re an excellent source of protein, they give you energy, they’re a healthy non-meat alternative for (most) vegetarians etc. However, recent s

Jul 22nd, 2019
About Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries to the legs, stomach, arms, and head – most commonly in the arteries of the legs.

Jun 1st, 2017
Best Heart Healthy Diets

Being overweight is just one factor that puts people at risk for heart disease and things like a stroke or heart attack.

Jun 1st, 2017
What To Know Before Taking Blood Thinners

Millions of Americans take blood thinners to prevent the formation of blood clots and stroke, including many people who have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder.

Jun 1st, 2017