The Importance of The Mediterranean Diet

via¬† Peripheral Arterial Disease, Cardiovascular Risk and Mediterranean Diet The prevalence of Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) which refers to the obstruction of large arteries of the body is estimated to be around 12-14% in the general population and increases up to 20% of those over 70 years old. It is of interest that 70-80% of affected individuals are asymptomatic and only a minority requires revascularisation … Continue reading The Importance of The Mediterranean Diet

Pomegranate Found To Prevent Coronary Artery Disease Progression

The future of cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment will not be found in your medicine cabinet, rather in your kitchen cupboard or in your back yard growing on a tree. A new study published in the journal Atherosclerosis confirms that pomegranate extract may prevent and/or reverse the primary pathology associated with cardiac mortality: the progressive thickening of the coronary arteries caused by the accumulation of … Continue reading Pomegranate Found To Prevent Coronary Artery Disease Progression