How and when does cardiovascular disease start?

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More on salt, how much do you need?

Salt and rosemary This research is interesting because it measured sodium and potassium excretion and examined the association between major cardiovascular events and death(O’Donnell M et al. 2014).Urine samples from 101,945 persons in 17 countries were included in the study with a follow up time of an average 3.7 years....
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Reduce your cardiovascular risk with the right fat.

Common opinion goes like this: fat creates heart disease. New research is questioning that assumption and proving the opposite, that fat can be heart protective. The research reviewed is one of these studies. 7447 participants were assigned to one of three diets: A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil...
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Easy way to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Sometimes research provide information that is very easy to implement, but may provide significant health benefits. The research reviewed here is such a study (Kubota Y, et al. 2011). It included 23,119 men and 35,611 women aged 40 to 70 years without a history of cardiovascular disease or cancer. The...
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