No food can reverse atherosclerosis, but a better diet can slow the rate at which plaque grows, slow the development heart disease. What is the best diet for doing so?
A measure of health many primary care providers may use when conducting an annual physical is BMI. BMI simply means Body-Mass-Index. It is an important tool to gauge overall health.
Most people have heard that stress kills. Most know that stress plays a big role in heart disease and stroke. And many understand the connection of stress to weight gain, which adds to both stress and heart disease.
Coronary heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States. Although New Mexico is ranked fairly low among these statistics, it is the only state which is not making progress in reducing that number.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Every 40 seconds, someone suffers a heart attack resulting in 1 out of every 7 deaths.