Heart Disease

New Study Brings Butter Back To The Table

Of all the mainstream diet myths, one of the most precious ones is the low-fat myth… It goes hand-in-hand with the great cholesterol con. Our regular readers will know that we’ve been trying to bust this myth for years. Yet, prestigious institutions like the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the American Heart Association (AHA) continue […]

Healthy Cholesterol Levels In A Cuppa…

This one will go down well with all the tea-lovers out there. Now you can add one more reason to put the kettle on and make a brew… turns out that drinking Earl Grey tea could be as effective as statins to help control your cholesterol levels, but without the drug’s notorious side effects. I’ll […]

Proof That Saturated Fat ISN’T Bad For Your Heart

“There is no evidence that saturated fat causes heart disease, nor is there evidence that eating less of it reduces the risk of heart disease or death. In fact, a recent study showed the exact opposite: the ‘…reduction of dietary fat, modification of dietary fat, or both did not reduce the risk of death due […]

Study Claims Statins Have Minimal Side Effects

The known side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs include myopathy (muscle pain and deterioration), liver and kidney dysfunction, inflammation of the pancreas, impotence, insomnia, fatigue and cataracts… to mention but a few… and trust me when I say, the list is growing. The mind boggles Here are just a few CRAZY things that die-hard statin […]