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Who is at Risk for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Meron Mezgebe, Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Elevated cholesterol increases the risk for developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). [1] For the monitoring of cholesterol levels the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) recommend an initial lipid panel of patients 21 years or older, with no clinical ASCVD, and not currently on cholesterol-lowering drugs. 628 more words

Identifying the Risk Factors - Part 1 (Originally Posted 4/4/15)

The 20th century was the first century in which heart disease became the most common cause of death in the United States.  From 1900 through 1950, U.S. 446 more words


What the Health, a [vegan] film review

“The whole problem with the world today is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people are so full of doubts,” Bertrand Russell. 3,156 more words

LA Chef Food Issues

Prevention is infinitely better than cure

Here at Mother Nature’s Diet I teach healthy living to anyone who will listen, delivered as a blend of common sense, science-in-plain-English and real life examples from my own experience. 336 more words


Cik daudz sāls ir Tavā ēdienkartē?

Sāksim ar teoriju – sāls sastāv no 40% nātrija (Na), 60% hlora(Cl). Ieteicamais sāls daudzums diennaktī 5g, nātrijs 2g!!

Par sāls lietošanas mērenību tiek runāts daudz, un arī diez gan pārliecinoši dati ir par samazināta sāls patetēriņa labvēlīgo ietekmi  uz sirds un asinsvadu sistēmu. 964 more words

The Scary Thing You Never Knew About Coconut Oil

The American Heart Association has released a new report advising people against the use of coconut oil.

The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory conducted seven controlled trials where they compared coconut oil with monounsaturated or polyunsaturated oils. 252 more words