heart

Supplements, herbs, and foods that support a healthier heart

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by: Paul Fassa
Tags: healthy heart, supplements, curcumin

eTrust Pro Certified

Delicious Pin It
(NaturalNews) All who enter here must abandon the myths involved with fats and cholesterol. They remain as dogma only because too many health practitioners and journalists are still stuck with that misinformation.

Yes, diet has a lot to do with whether you have good cardiovascular health or not. But it's not from a low or no fat diet.

Nor will statin drugs help out. They do lower cholesterol, but cholesterol is necessary for brain and myelin sheath tissue to maintain nerve transmissions and for cellular reproduction.

Epidermal cholesterol is the first part of converting UVB rays from sunshine or tanning beds into vitamin D. You may wind up with with dementia and still have a heart attack while on statin drugs.

The types of fats you eat are important. Most fats used in processed and fast foods, the staples of SAD (Standard American Diet) and in many homes for occasional cooking or salads are processed hydrogenated fats, toxic fats that create inflammation.

Cardiologists Stephen Sinatra, MD (1) and Dwight Lundell, MD, (2) are among the leaders of those who are breaking out and writing books against the mythology that has increased heart disease over the last part of the 20th Century.

Both doctors have books listed on Amazon. Dr. Robert Lustig gave a fantastic lecture that went wildly viral on YouTube. (3)

They all cite decreased healthy fats, increased unhealthy fats, an extremely out of proportion ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids, processed grains, and increased sugars, especially HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) in our processed and junk foods as the sources of arterial inflammation that lead to heart disease (http://www.naturalnews.com).

So for starters, cut out the low fat foods and processed foods and start eating organic whole foods, including saturated fats such as coconut oil and organic real butter. Healthy fats don't make you fat.

Supplements and foods you can add for a healthier heart

A superior more assimilable antioxidant form of CoQ10 known as ubiquinol is a highly recommended supplement for anyone within a high cardiac event risk profile, including high blood pressure. It's good for anyone, but Dr. Sinatra recommends double dosage for higher risk types.

L-Arginine supports the production of endothelium-derived nitric oxide (EDNO). The endothelium is a thin layer of epithelial cells lining the inside of the blood vessels and heart. EDNO is a potent substance that dilates blood vessels and allows more blood to course through them, thus lowering blood pressure.

It can even reverse the development of heart disease, including hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), the most serious form of heart disease. It has other benefits as well. (4)

Curcumin from turmeric is a clinically proven powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer herb that also helps prevent heart disease. Learn more about this here (http://www.naturalnews.com/040330_turmeric_heart_health_curcumin.html).

Free-floating calcium that isn't absorbed into bone matter is common in our culture of excessive calcium intake. This situation offers the possibility of arterial calcification, literally. Vitamin K2 is important for ushering calcium out of the blood and into bone matter (http://www.naturalnews.com/027832_vitamin_K_osteoporosis.html).

Vitamin C: Make sure you get plenty every day.

Supplementing magnesium, a vastly underrated, more important mineral for bone structure than calcium also provides an important factor for maintaining regular heart beat rates (http://www.naturalnews.com).

Here's a terrific triple threat against heart disease: Cayenne at 40,000 or more heat units, hibiscus tea, and hawthorn berry. These foods can all be used daily with very little expense. Here's how (http://www.naturalnews.com/026285_health_cayenne_tea.html).

Moderate exercise and good mental and emotional health are very important contributors to heart health.

Sources for this article include:

(1) http://www.heartmdinstitute.com/

(2) http://preventdisease.com

(3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM

(4) http://www.drsinatra.com

About the author:
Paul Fassa is dedicated to warning others about the current corruption of food and medicine and guiding others toward a direction for better health with no restrictions on health freedom. You can visit his blog at http://healthmaven.blogspot.com






















Get breaking news alerts on GMOs, fluoride, superfoods, natural cures and more...
Join over four million monthly readers. Email privacy 100% protected. Unsubscribe at any time.


Have comments on this article? Post them here:

comments powered by Disqus

Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com

Email this article to a friend

Permalink to this article:

Reprinting this article: Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):
Most Popular
Today | Week | Month | Year

See all Top Headlines...



GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Now Available at ShopNaturalNews.com

O3 Essentials OraJuvenate™
A powerful, cleansing dental cream for maximum oral/dental health.
New Cancer Solutions
Over 3 hours of content covering today’s best cancer tests, how to kill cancer cells and the best diets and exercise routines.
Freeze-Dried 100% Organic Whole Corn
Our freeze-drying method preserves taste, texture and nutrients better than any other food preservation method ever invented.
Fenix TK35 Flashlight
Tough, waterproof, extremely bright and it’s touted to throw an 800+ lumen beam more than 1,000 feet into the night.
Inca Treasure Smoothie Pack
This pack of our four most popular superfoods from South America is the perfect combo pack for smoothie lovers.
Pink Himalayan Salt
This salt delivers significant levels of magnesium, zinc and selenium, with trace levels of dozens of other elements.
Pinhole Glasses - Aviator Style
Pinhole glasses are becoming famous for helping people improve their vision without the risks of laser surgery.
Oxy-Rich Facial Serum
O3 Essentials Jojoba Oxy-Rich Facial Serum is cellular nourishment for your skin. Helps smooth fine lines while enhancing tissue elasticity.
Freeze-Dried 100% Blackberry Halves
Our freeze-dried blackberry halves are grown in Serbia under strict organic standards.

Also on NaturalNews:

Health Ranger Videos
Activist music
CounterThink Cartoons
Food documentaries
FREE Special Reports
Podcasts
Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Most Popular Stories

Flu shot kills 19-year-old, but vaccine industry still has total immunity against lawsuits
Here's a nutty fact: Eating more tree nuts lowers the risk of all-cause death by up to 20 percent
Six important facts you're not being told about lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 now clearly a government cover-up: All evidence contradicts official story
10 other companies that use the same Subway yoga mat chemical in their buns
BLM fracking racket exposed! Armed siege and cattle theft from Bundy ranch really about fracking leases
High-dose vitamin C injections shown to annihilate cancer
U.S. treating meat with ammonia, bleach and antibiotics to kill the '24-hour sickness'
USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China
Vaccine fraud exposed: Measles and mumps making a huge comeback because vaccines are designed to fail, say Merck virologists
Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Diet soda, aspartame linked to premature deaths in women

25 Amazing Facts About Food

This FREE downloadable report unveils a collection of astonishing and little-known facts about the food we eat very day. Click here to read it now...

 

Resveratrol and its Effects on Human Health and Longevity - Myth or Miracle.

Unlock the secrets of cellular health with the "miracle" nutrient Resveratrol Click here to read it now...

 

Nutrition Can Save America

FREE online report shows how we can save America through a nutrition health care revolution. "Eating healthy is patriotic!" Click here to read it now...

The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D

In this exclusive interview, Dr. Michael Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more. Click here to read it now...

Vaccines: Get the Full Story

The International Medical Council on Vaccination has released, exclusively through NaturalNews.com, a groundbreaking document containing the signatures of physicians, brain surgeons and professors, all of which have signed on to a document stating that vaccines pose a significant risk of harm to the health of children. Click here to read it now...

Health Ranger Storable Organics

GMO-free, chemical-free foods and superfoods for long-term storage and preparedness. See selection at www.StorableOrganics.com



Recommended Resources On:

Natural News trends
Health Ranger news
Natural News GMOs
Mike Adams tracker
Natural News photos
Natural News Global
Natural News in focus
Natural News connect
Natural News shocking stories
Natural News radar
GMOs
Quackwatch
Vaccines
Health freedom
Dr. Paul Offit

This site is part of the Natural News Network © 2014 All Rights Reserved. Privacy | Terms All content posted on this site is commentary or opinion and is protected under Free Speech. Truth Publishing International, LTD. is not responsible for content written by contributing authors. The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind. Truth Publishing assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these terms and those published here. All trademarks, registered trademarks and servicemarks mentioned on this site are the property of their respective owners.

eTrust Pro Certified Android app on Google Play

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.