Heart HQ – Episode 12: Diet and Cardiovascular Health
As we inch closer to Christmas, we take a look at how what we eat can impact our cardiovascular health.
In this episode we discuss a number of different diets such as DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) and the Mediterranean diet, as well as individual foods. We ask the question is butter or margarine better for your heart health?
We also delve into the world of supplements that are often suggested for heart health, such as fish oil, turmeric and red yeast rice
Show notes: Episode 12
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MBBS (Hons) FRACP FCSANZ. Peter is a clinical and interventional cardiologist with various special interests including coronary angioplasty and stenting, endovascular procedures and structural heart interventions. He studied and trained in Queensland and completed a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Diagnosis in Boston, MA.
Peter returned home to become Director of Cardiology at Sunshine Coast Hospital, before becoming a founding partner and managing director of HeartHQ
BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACP FCSANZ. Stuart is an interventional cardiologist and structural heart specialist. He has a special interest in treating complex and previously untreatable coronary artery disease, and a passion for distal radial artery access for coronary angiography and stenting.
After completing his training in Brisbane and Perth with an interventional cardiology fellowship, he returned to paradise to take up cardiology consulting at various local hospitals and now is a director of HeartHQ.