How Did That Happen? The Cause of Sudden Coronary Death in “Healthy” People

My friend Edward is cautious when it comes to his health. This past spring he wasn't feeling like his normal self and went to the hospital for testing. Two-and-a-half days and $40,000 later (insurance covered 70%), Edward was released to go home, feeling relieved and happy. When I asked him why he made such a fuss about feeling a little...

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Fat… a Love-Hate Affair

Life is full of paradoxes! If you are even remotely interested in health and nutrition, you have probably heard of the French Paradox. It goes like this: The French eat more saturated fat than Americans, but they suffer less incidence of heart disease. This cannot be right if you believe saturated fat increases blood cholesterol and causes heart disease. In...

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