“New research has shown that regularly consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids strengthens the heart’s membranes and helps improve the prognosis in the event of a heart attack.” [Source: Medicalexpress.com]
Omega-3 fatty acids are certainly helpful in the control of cardiovascular problems. Recent research confirms an increased intake is associated with improved cardiovascular outcomes. But for optimum prevention of cardiovascular disease it is necessary to address its primary cause.
Carried out over a period of more than 25 years, Dr. Rath’s scientific research work has proven that atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is essentially an early form of the vitamin C deficiency disease scurvy. Unlike animals, humans develop heart disease because their bodies cannot produce vitamin C. Most people obtain insufficient amounts of this nutrient from their daily diets. Among its many functions in the body, vitamin C plays an important role in the synthesis of collagen – the key stability molecule for the artery walls.
As a consequence of the constant daily pumping action of the heart and an insufficient supply of vitamin C, millions of tiny cracks and lesions develop in the artery walls. Subsequently, cholesterol, Lipoprotein(a), and other blood risk factors enter to repair this damage. This process eventually leads to the occurrence of heart attacks and strokes.
To learn how to prevent cardiovascular disease naturally using vitamin C and other nutrients, read this article on our website and check out Dr. Rath’s book, ‘Why Animals Don’t Get Heart Attacks…But People Do!