Article from CNN. If you're a fan of the Mediterranean diet, get ready to do a victory dance. For the first time, the Mediterranean diet has won the gold as 2019's best overall diet in rankings announced Wednesday by US News and World Report. The analysis of 41 eating plans also gave the Mediterranean diet the top spot in several subcategories: best diet for healthy eating, best plant-based diet, best diet for diabetes and easiest diet to follow.
Article by Joel Kahn author of Dead Execs Don't Get Bonuses. Paul Dudley White, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Harvard Medical School and the physician caring for President Eisenhower in 1955 when he suffered a massive heart attack, commented that “a heart attack after age 80 is an act of God but a heart attack before age 80 is a preventable event”. What have we learned since 1955 about heart care that can maximize the chances that your career is free of a heart attack, stroke, bypass surgery or coronary stent?
Article from PCRM. Omega-3 supplements do not protect against heart disease and other chronic conditions, according to a review published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Researchers reviewed 79 studies that compared consumption of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) with cardiovascular health.