Gotu kola is an ancient plant medicine used for thousands of years for a number of disorders. Now we find clear scientific evidence for at least a dozen medical benefits of Centella asiatica.
Research is now confirming natural remedies for diabetes, high blood pressure and high levels of “bad” cholesterol – in the form of sesame oil and rice bran oil. Learn the facts about these safe natural alternatives.
Biochemical confirmation for Qi deficiency – and proof of the existence of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Qi – has been uncovered in a study of heart disease patients.
A large U.S. study finds that married people have less cardiovascular disease than do single people, including widowed and divorced people.
Consuming more refined sugar results in less high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-c) and a greater risk of cardiovascular disease.
Researchers from Colorado State University have confirmed that increased intake of fiber doesn’t just help colon health. It also reduces the toxic effects of secondhand smoke.
Researchers from China Pharmaceutical University’s Department of Physiology have determined that a banana peel extract blocks the ability of oxidized LDL-cholesterol from sticking to and damaging artery walls. This means that the molecule blocks the process of artery plaque build up. The molecule,...
New research has confirmed that lycopene, the carotenoid that makes tomatoes red, lowers the risk of hardening of the arteries. A 2011 study from researchers at the San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Cardiology Unit in Foggia, Italy, used ultrasonic testing and blood tests...
Iron is a necessary nutrient but there is a downside to overloading with iron in supplements. Turns out iron contributes to artery disease and LDL-cholesterol oxidation.
Andy Irons died from heart disease at the age of 32. Find out how heart disease can affect us at any age.