Some vitamins and supplements have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acid, or fish oil, which contains eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These have shown to play a role in healthy cardiovascular and central nervous systems. Another supplements shown to promote a healthy heart is vitamin D. Many other vitamins can be helpful in a healthy diet.
Contrary to prevailing opinion among many cardiologists, there is an emerging notion that coronary calcification is an active process, a true part of the disease. For years, calcium in arteries was regarded as a consequence of age, a marker for "senescence." Some even said that calcium in arteries meant that plaque was…