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    Vitamin E Restores Cardiac Health After Heart Attack

    A great study that gives vitamin E a much deserved exposure in mainstream media. A few years ago, vitamin E was lambasted by the press for failing to prevent prostate cancer and heart attacks. Yet, upon a more careful look, it quickly becomes evident that those trials were handicapped from the...
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    Vitamin D Rapidly Reduces Arterial Stiffness In Humans

    As many of you know arterial stiffness is one of the main signs of CVD and contributes significantly to both elevations of blood pressure (BP) and actual ischemic events in brain/heart. According to official guidelines, arterial stiffness cannot be reversed once it sets in, and the only recourse...
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    CNN: Saturated Fat Does NOT Clog Your Arteries; Stress And Inflammation Do

    I think we will be seeing more and more of these "breaking news" on major news outlets as the house of cards made of PUFA slowly crumbles. The FDA already reversed its official recommendations on cholesterol, but left the policies on saturated fat intact even though the same study on which the...
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    SSRI Drugs Increase Stroke Mortality In People With Diabetes

    The study was done on people with diabetes and the presumption was that it was the diabetes that gave them the stroke, not the SSRI. I, personally, dispute that assumption and think that the SSRI was responsible for both the increased stroke incidence and increased mortality from that stroke, as...
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