Who Is Dr. Stephen Sinatra?


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Dr. Stephen Sinatra is an integrative cardiologist and founder of the New England Heart Center, according to his official biography. Sinatra advocates treating heart disease with conventional treatments and complementary therapies such as nutrition, anti-aging regimens and psychological therapy. The cardiologist has written more than a dozen books as of October 2014, including the controversial "The Cholesterol Myth."

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Dr. Sinatra has more than 30 years experience as a cardiologist. His career began at Manchester Memorial hospital in Connecticut where Sinatra spent nine years as the chief of cardiology, 18 years as the head of medical education, three years as the director of cardiac rehabilitation and seven years as the head of the echocardiography department. The doctor's biography reveals he is an author, speaker and nutritional supplement developer as of October 2014.

Sinatra's credentials include board certification for cardiology, fellowship with the American College of Cardiology, fellowship with the American College of Nutrition, certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine and certification by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. His biography explains that he joined the Healthy Directions nutritional supplement group in 1995.

Sinatra believes six core, all-natural therapies lead to a heart-healthy lifestyle. His therapies include the Pan-Asian Mediterranean diet, targeted supplementation, regular exercise, mind-body balance, detoxification and grounding. Sinatra advocates these six therapies, when combined, lead to improved heart function and better neurological health.

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