Progressive nutritional scientists recognize that total dietary saturated fat intake has little health effect or relevance as a target. Does that make red meat OK?
The skeptical cardiologist was asked to give a lecture in July on diet to the cardiology fellows in our training program at Saint Louis University. Needless to say, I didn’t
In 2016 a huge boondoggle was foisted on Americans who were undergoing cardiac rehabilitation after myocardial infarction or coronary artery bypass surgery. I became incensed about so-called “intensive cardiac rehabilitation”
The skeptical cardiologist has previously agreed with widespread dietary guideline recommendations that encourage most adults to consume a variety of fish, preferably oily types (eg, salmon, sardines, tuna, and mackerel),
Does Eating High-Fat Dairy Cause Heart Disease or Obesity? Has the Science Changed Over The Last Decade?
As promised, the skeptical cardiologist has reviewed, refurbished, republished and revised his first ever post (first published 12/27/2012) which challenged the advice presented by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the
As a cardiologist focused on prevention my goal is to see patients before they have a heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI). If I can assess risk and start appropriate
Recently I’ve been pondering the effects of what humans eat on our planet. With a few exceptions, I’ve steered clear of politically charged issues on The Skeptical Cardiologist and tried
The skeptical cardiologist was interviewed recently by Brooke Simonsen for The Health Investment podcast. If you’d like to hear my latest thoughts on diet and the prevention of heart disease
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today