Tag Archives: heart attack

Apr
8

BUSTING FOOD MYTHS, PART 3: SALT & HYPERTENSION

MYTH: Salt Causes Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) We ended our previous blog on salt (BUSTING FOOD MYTHS, PART 2: SALT) by promising we’d address the relationships between salt and high blood pressure and healthy pH. A review of scientific articles on the use of salt challenges the established wisdom that … Continue reading

Apr
25

BENEFITS OF CALCIUM VS. RISKS OF HEART ATTACK, PART II

Calcium Supplements for Women   In Part I of Benefits of Calcium vs. Risks of Heart Attack, we explained three of our objections to the recent meta-study, “Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular events: meta-analysis” posted in the British Journal of Medicine. Our three objections … Continue reading

Apr
24

THE BENEFITS OF CALCIUM VS. THE RISKS OF HEART ATTACK, PART I

Calcium Supplements for Women   PART I Well—it’s happened again: Researchers have designed a poor study on a particular supplement, and the press has trumpeted the supposed health risks associated with it. In reading the news reports and the published study this week, it looks to us that neither researchers … Continue reading

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