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Nutrition Myth Busting in the Era of Fake News

In this lively presentation, Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS—a board-certified nutritionist and the best-selling author of The Great Cholesterol Myth—will show us why we can’t...

Study Links Statins with Vitamin K Deficiency, Vascular Calcification

Oslo, Norway, and East Brunswick, NJ—A new study is adding to the evidence that statins may enhance calcium accumulation in the arterial wall by...

Aged Garlic Extract and Cardiovascular Health: What the Science Says

Managing the various aspects of cardiovascular health is an important part of reducing your odds of a future heart attack or stroke. Here, we...

Study: Fish Oil Supplements Don’t Raise Bad LDL Levels

Sioux Falls, SD—Evidence suggests that people with very high serum triglyceride levels (>500 mg/dL) who are treated with high doses of omega-3 (i.e., 4...

Deerland’s DE111 May Promote Cardiovascular Health

Kennesaw, GA—A new study published in Beneficial Microbes has found that Bacillus subtilis DE111 can promote healthy endothelial function and support healthy cholesterol levels. The...

Why You Should Be Skeptical of Cholesterol Tests: Part 2

In October of this year, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I published the new and revised edition of our book, The Great Cholesterol Myth....

Two Studies Show Impact of Olive Extract on Heart Health

Munich, Germany—Two new studies have shown that Wacker’s HTEssence, an ingredient containing hydroxytyrosol extracted from olives, has a positive effect on heart health, according...

Why You Should Be Skeptical Of LDL Cholesterol As an Indicator of Heart Disease...

About a decade ago, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I came together to write a book to expose what we believed were two of...

Good-Health Reads: Staff Selections

Here, the WholeFoods team looks at two groundbreaking books that have been updated in 2020—plus a can't-miss documentary The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded: Why...

Has the Cholesterol Test Outlived its Usefulness?

Ten years ago, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I came together to write a book called The Great Cholesterol Myth, which, as you can...