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Beyond Cholesterol: The Real Link Between Diet and Heart Disease

 

One of the best ways to live longer is to reduce your likelihood of dying from a heart attack since it continues to be the #1 killer in America..

What Is An Effective Dose of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

 

The November 10, 2018 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine contained two articles on the use of omega-3 fatty acids to treat.

Fake Medical News - Dr. Sears Comments on The Cochrane Review

I have been flooded with emails from people asking me about the recent media report that there is no evidence to support the benefit of omega-3.

Q&A with Dr. Sears

 

You have questions, Dr. Sears has answers. We know it's hard to stay current with everything in the news and what exactly to believe. Leave that.

The Real Facts About Fish Oil & Heart Disease (Part 2 of 2)

 

On July 8, the Washington Post published an article entitled “Fish oil pills: A $1.2 billion industry built, so far, on empty promises” (1). I.

Why Does the FDA Exist in the First Place?

 

Recently the Advisory Committee to the FDA recommended the approval of two new drugs (both are PCSK9 inhibitors that prevent the internalization.

Harvard Closer to Zone Diet Alignment After 20 Years

 

The recent article by Smith et al in the 2015 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tried to answer the question of primary.

The Real Facts About Fish Oil & Heart Disease (Part 1 of 2)

 

More than a decade ago I wrote The OmegaRx Zonesubtitled “The Miracle of High-Dose Fish Oil.” A recent article in the New York Times entitled.

The Way Diets Are Rated Is Flawed

 

Sometimes I just have to roll my eyes when I hear about nutritional experts rating diets. The reason is that apparently none of the “experts”.

Making Science Out of Sausage

 

Epidemiology is the study of associations and not causality. It essentially began in 1854 when John Snow noticed that there seemed to be a.

Your Cholesterol Cure May Be Madness

 

This week the American Heart Association announced a doubling down on its bet on cholesterol and heart disease.  It certainly wasn’t because.

Do Exercise & Diet Reduce Heart Disease for Diabetics?

 

That's a good question after the June 24 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine reported on the failure of long-term diet and exercise to.

A Good Diet Studied Poorly

 

As the creator of the Zone Diet, I am a strong believer in the Mediterranean diet as a lifetime dietary program for good health. In fact, the.

Hard Times Are Ahead for Diabetes

 

Last month was a red-letter month for the future of mankind as the world population passed 7 billion. Unfortunately, this fact dovetails with.

How to Eliminate 50% of Coronary Events

 

The European Society of Cardiology estimates a 50 percent reduction of coronary events if you can stabilize soft, vulnerable plaques (1). We are.