• How Our Gut Bacteria Influences Various Heart Diseases & Risk Factors

    Two separate studies observed the effect that low vitamin D levels had on Teeth, Gums & Heart. The Journal of Clinical Dentistry (2020) found people with chronic inflammation of the gums (periodontitis), & people who had both periodontitis AND Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) had significantly lower levels of Vitamin D when compared to those with

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  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An interview with the 27 year old who’s heart stopped for 4 minutes

    What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy? It is a genetic disease caused by mutations in the MYBPC3 gene. The MYBPC3 gene provides instructions for making cardiac myosin binding protein C (cardiac MyBP-C), which is found in heart (cardiac) muscle cells. In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, there is an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle with the potential blockage of blood flow and

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  • Eating Avocado With Meat, Blunts The Inflammatory Effects of The Meat Consumption

    If you are not convinced about the universal awesomeness of avocados, then there is no hope for you. Just kidding! Check out this interesting study on on how avocado blunted the harmful effects of eating a hamburger patty #GuacPower. Li et al., 2013 conducted a study that investigated the effect of adding avocado to a hamburger on

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