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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...
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Bacteria Associated with Animal-Based Foods Could Help Prevent CVD

Corvallis, OR—Oregon State University researchers have found that a type of gut bacteria sometimes associated with inflammation, abscesses, bowel disease, and cancer has a...

Inflammatory Foods Associated with CVD Risk

Inflammatory diets may increase risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of...

New Study “Confidently” Connects Flavanols to BP

Reading, England—A high flavanol diet could help lower blood pressure, according to a new study using data from more than 25,000 people in Norfolk,...

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...

Meta Analysis Supports Heart Health Benefits of Aronia Berry

Daily supplementation with aronia—also known as chokeberry—reduces blood pressure and cholesterol, according to a new meta-analysis published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements. The researchers...

Study Associates Low Vitamin K With CVD Risk

Oslo, Norway, and Edison, NJ—High levels of dephosphorylated uncarboxylated matrix Gla protein (dp-ucMGP) are associated with a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a...

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...