A heart attack, or in clinical terms, myocardial infarction, is a condition in which the heart muscle is damaged following occlusion of one of the arteries that transport oxygenated blood to the heart. These arteries are called coronary arteries.
“Who would believe that I would make it to the age of eighty?”, my grandfather, who died about four years ago in his home at the age of 93 from malignant disease, once said to me. Until that moment, as his name suggested, he was “Eisen” (as strong as iron).
Low carb diets such as Atkins, have caused confusion and misgivings about carbohydrates. But is there a justified basis for this?
During the holidays most of us skip from one meal to another, eat heavy dishes, try new spices and get stuffed with large quantities of food.