Heart disease can kill you. I know
because it came close to killing
Lest you perceive that this news
is a little bit negative let me
hasten to assure you that my
intentions are not to scare you...at
least not too much.
As my favorite Belgium detective,
Hurcule Poirot would say, I just
want to get your "little grey
cells" stirring around.
You should know however that each year there are 1.2 million
heart attacks, half of them in
For 30% of these victims
the first sign of a problem is
My name is Gene
Millen. Until I was 59 years
(I'll soon be 73) if I got the desire to exercise I would lie down until it went away. My nutrition motto was "life is uncertain, eat
1990 Dr. Hugh Tobin, a highly
skilled heart surgeon, sawed open my
chest and stitched in bypasses to
six of my favorite arteries. I
can't say I enjoyed the experience
all that much but it did get my
attention...and brought a new
passion to my life.
took early retirement from my day
job as a bank president and for the
last 11 years my wife Bernie and I
have operated an award winning health and wellness center
in Merced, California that specializes in keeping the "over
50 crowd" in optimum health.
My mission is
to present you with crucial little known facts about
heart disease, cholesterol, blood
pressure, weight loss and
exercise. We'll also throw in some
fun stuff and info on how to stay
I'll do my best to keep things
simple, easy to understand and
seasoned with common sense. I'll also give
you the strategies you need to incorporate
this information into your life.
If you are looking for well researched, unbiased, useful information that will
change your life for the better, you're at the right place!
on a few topics to start your
journey to excellent health. I'll
be surprised if you don't enjoy
to learn the real truth about
cholesterol and heart disease.