Prevention and Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease


Coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the leading cause of death in our country, with stroke, oftentimes the result of diseased blood vessels in the neck or head, only a few spots behind. Why are these ailments so prevalent? Along with cancer, which is a close second to CAD in causing mortality, these conditions are all highly influenced by our lifestyle choices. Age-adjusted death rates in the U.S. from 2012 (deaths per 100,000 people) The Standard American Diet (SAD) is loaded with saturated fats and processed foods full of sodium and sugar, and is severely lacking in fruits, vegetables, and [...]