Fatal heart attacks and strokes unexpectedly claim the lives of more than one million Americans each year. Hundreds of thousands more become unsuspecting victims of strokes, heart attacks, blockages, and other forms of cardiovascular disease that wreak havoc within the body, causing severe damage and pain. In this book, the authors provide a comprehensive overview of heart disease. They clearly describe its causes and show how to eliminate contributing factors before problems occur. They also suggest various survival strategies and 50 cardio nutrients that should be taken by almost everyone. From the "truth" about cholesterol to the destructive properties of homocysteine and the serious dangers of sugar and refined carbohydrates, the authors reveal an impressive array of information which readers can use to live a longer, healthier, more productive life.