Don’t Throw Out Old, Sprouting Garlic — It Has Heart-Healthy Antioxidants


“Sprouted” garlic — old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves — is considered to be past its prime and usually ends up in the garbage can. But scientists are reporting in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that this type of garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than its […]

Aged Garlic Extract Can Reduce Dangerous Plaque Buildup In Arteries


The supplement Aged Garlic Extract can reverse the buildup of deadly plaque in arteries and help prevent the progression of heart disease, according to a new study scheduled for publication in the┬áJournal of Nutrition. The research, conducted at LA BioMed, found a reduction in the amount of low-attenuation plaque, or “soft plaque,” in the arteries […]

Daily Dose Of Beetroot Juice Improved Endurance And Blood Pressure


Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that a daily dose of beetroot juice significantly improved exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF). The study is published in the current online edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology-Heart Failure. Exercise intolerance […]

Pomegranate Both Prevents And Reverses Atherosclerosis


Fresh pomegranate or pomegranate juice each day can go a long way to keep the heart healthy. Heart disease is a leading cause of death, often related to atherosclerosis, i.e., thickening of arterial walls due to plaque buildup. Scientific studies about pomegranate Back in 2000, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, […]

Red Wine Theory Called Into Question – Research Falsified


A University of Connecticut researcher known for touting the health benefits of red wine is guilty of 145 counts of fabricating and falsifying data with image-editing software, according to a three-year university investigation made public this week. The researcher, Dr Dipak K Das, is a director of the university’s Cardiovascular Research Center (CRC) and a […]