Hold the pickle, hold the lettuce…but DON’T HOLD THE STATINS!
Whether its McDonald’s or Burger King a key chaser will help our cardiovascular systems survive our bad eating habits.
McDonald's Quarter Pounder(R)
A new trend from the UK…Researchers from Imperial College London, suggest from a meta-analysis of statins used for primary prevention of heart problems that statins be served with burgers and other meals at fast food restaurants.
According to Valentin Fuster, director of Mt. Sinai Heart and past president of the World Heart Federation, in a posting on the Health Blog:
“It’s becoming very paradoxical that we accept [the presence of] all these trans fats and fast foods and aren’t able to counteract those with simple methods.” He supports the sale of over-the-counter statins.
Magnus Ohman, professor of medicine and director of the program for advanced coronary disease at Duke University Medical Center, thinks otherwise about proper use of statins…Read more about the big debate…