Oils: The Silent Killers
Discusses the effects of hydrogenated oils in the human diet, with numerous references to
scientific studies. (Scroll way down).
Medicinal Food News
A quarterly web magazine with recent research articles on foods which promote and improve
health. Also archived articles.
Two clearly written views on the health effects of trans fatty acids: hydrogenated oils,
partially hydrogenated oils, trans fat, and good trans fat--conjugated linoleic acid.
NUTRITION & HEART DISEASE
Article on diet, exercise and supplements and their role in preventing and treating heart
disease, by Elson M. Haas MD.
Cholesterol is created and used by the human body in a variety of normal body functions,
but too much cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of heart disease. Learn about
the risks and medical problems associated with high cholesterol. Offers a large list of
Screening Test for Heart Disease
Called an EndoPAT (Endothelial Peripheral Arterial Tone), this fingertip test can
painlessly and noninvasively measure the health of your blood vessels.
A number of studies have shown that krill oil is tremendously effective in reducing
LDL-cholesterol, raising HDL-cholesterol, and lowering blood sugar. Due to the rapid
absorption of krill oil and the high anti-oxidant content there is virtually never the
fishy burping and aftertaste sometimes experienced with fish oil. And there are no other
side effects to speak of. BestVite Krill Oil
Extension Foundation: Hypertension
Blood pressure management: In-depth abstract covering hypertension and also the role of
various nutrients in hypertension and related diseases.
& Heart Health
Magnesium has hundreds of important functions in the body, from energy production and
proper nerve function to muscle relaxation.
and Heart Disease
Public interest page with heart and health tips about foods, vitamins and supplements,
with their effect on cardiovascular problems.