Building on the success of its January Food Cooking Demonstration, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni Association proudly carried on a follow-up event on April 25th, 5:30 pm, at Tickers restaurant.read more
So…pass the pork rinds? And some whole milk to wash ’em down? A dietician from the Ottawa Heart Institute is in to put the shifting advice into perspective.read more
According to a recent Harvard University study, each year 1.65 million people die worldwide from high-sodium diets that lead to heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular disease. The review of existing research found that most people eat far more salt than...read more
A new study at the Cleveland Clinic has found that red meat is abundant in a compound called carnitine, which boosts levels of the chemical trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) and promotes hardening of the arteries, a.k.a. atherosclerosis. Read...read more
Cathy Johnson discusses the significant health benefits of following a traditional Mediterranean diet along with the 10 commandments to follow when adopting this diet. It's said that it has proven benefits in preventing heart attacks and promoting a longer life...read more
We’ve all heard this before foods and lifestyle habits can reverse heart disease risk factors like cholesterol, high blood pressure, triglycerides, diabetes. Here’s a list for you to start now, to give your heart some benefits. Learn about the hidden strengths of...read more
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