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  • Meat and Stroke

    A 2019 report from the EPIC-Oxford study showed that meat eaters were more likely to have heart disease but less likely to have a particular kind of stroke, called a hemorrhagic stroke,......

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  • 6 Tips to Prevent Strokes

    Strokes are the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Strokes happen when the brain's oxygen supply is cut off, destroying vital nerve cells. In the U.S., 795,000 people have a......

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  • What You Can Do to Prevent a Stroke

    exercise-3We lost a family member to a stroke this past weekend. Unfortunately it has not been the first time we have been affected by strokes. Strokes are the third leading cause of death......

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  • 10 Foods That Can Increase or Decrease Life Expectancy

    produce-departmentWe all know that a healthy diet can have a big impact on your overall well being, but a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals which......

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  • An Apple a Day Keeps Heart Attacks Away

    fruitRich in antioxidants, mineral, vitamins, fiber and low in fat, fruits are an essential part of a healthy diet. Not only do they taste great, a new study out of the University of......

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  • Nutrient Depletion: Blood Pressure Drugs

    Blood pressure drugs such as ACE inhibitors and beta blockers are important medications for many people, but they can come with many side effects, especially as a result of nutrient depletion. If you are currently on any of blood pressure......

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  • Response to Study on Omega-3s and Cardiovascular Health

    A study was published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association about the effectiveness of omega-3 supplementation and its role in preventing cardiac events, like strokes and heart attacks. Please read the following letter in response to the......

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  • An Orange a Day Keeps Strokes Away

    A new study in the journal Stroke has found that citrus fruits, especially oranges and grapefruits, can reduce the risk of strokes. The key to citrus are the flavonoids. Flavonoids are the antioxidant compounds in fruits and vegetables that give......

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  • Magnesium Decreases Risk of Stroke

    Research published in the latest American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found each 100 mg increment of magnesium intake per day was associated with an 8% risk reduction for stroke. Seven studies were evaluated to determine if magnesium intake had......

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  • Apples May Lower Stroke Risk

    Fall is here and so are apples and pears! I love this time of year because the local orchards are abundant with Gala, MacIntosh and Red Delicious apples ... to name a few of my favorites. Just in time, since......

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