Women and Heart Health

By Staff of Forum Health Clarkston The most common cause of heart attacks in women is coronary artery disease, a narrowing of one or more of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.  This narrowing is due to the formation of plaque in the arteries.  Plaque is thick, waxy, yellowish substance consisting […]

Dark Chocolate Walnut Protein Cookies

These heart healthy dark chocolate chip cookies are high in fiber and low in carbs. Each cookie contains 2g of blood sugar stabilizing protein and 4g of anti-inflammatory fats, both of which help to protect against heart disease.  (4g net carbs each!) Ingredients 1/2 cup almond butter 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 cup monk fruit […]

Cardiovascular Risk Linked to Inflammation

by Dr. William Epperly, Forum Health Bloomingdale A few years ago I attended an amazing 2-day preceptorship on cardiovascular disease detection and prevention. Have you ever tried drinking from a fire hose? That is what this conference was like! There were around 40 of us from all around the country gathered together at a downtown […]