Veteran heart surgeon Dwight Lundell talks about inflammation as the key factor in heart disease — and how a high-processed-foods, high refined flour and sugar diet can contribute to the problem.
Originally posted on The Caudal Lure:
I strongly recommend reading this article written by a veteran heart surgeon Dr. Dwight Lundell, M. D. who has 25 years experience having operated on 5000+ patients. Just to give you a taste here’s the intro:
We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact.
I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labelled “opinion makers.” Bombarded with scientific literature, continually attending education seminars, we opinion makers insisted heart disease resulted from the simple fact of elevated blood cholesterol.
The only accepted therapy was prescribing medications to lower cholesterol and a diet that severely restricted…
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