Cardiac doc finds silver bullet against heart disease

Former cardiac surgeon inflames internet with call for balanced omegas and unprocessed diet.

Arizona heart surgeon Dwight Lundell's claim that a diet of unprocessed – not necessarily low-fat – foods can prevent and even reverse heart disease has torn through the internet like wildfire.

Prescriptions to cardiac patients for cholesterol-lowering meds and low fat, high-simple carbohydrate diet “are no longer scientifically or morally defensible,” he writes in an essay that the

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.