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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.

Why To Avoid Statins in Drinking Water

 

It is amazing that only after the patent expiration of the best-selling statin drug of all time (i.e. Lipitor) that the FDA finally admitted.

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.

Even If You’re Fat, You May Be Healthy

 

It is well known from epidemiological studies that about 30 percent of obese individuals and 50 percent of overweight individuals are relatively.

You May Not Have To Pass The Salt

 

One of the great “truths” in cardiovascular medicine is that to prevent stroke and cardiovascular death you reduce your salt intake. But is it.

Zone Diet Validation Studies

 

Review published literature to see how the Zone Diet and findings from Dr. Barry Sears stack up in various areas of nutritional research,.