I just read this news article on NPR: One in 12 in military has clogged heart arteries http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/28/us-military-heart-idUSBRE8BR0I220121228 Holy shit. These were young, active, non-overweight men, and 1 in 12 exhibited clogged arteries after autopsies were performed. And they had no symptoms of clogged arteries. I'm 27. My metabolism is slowing down and I'm starting to see a belly. I don't smoke but I love my meats and I travel a lot so I'm usually eating from restaurants, and as you know, it's difficult to get affordable fruits, vegetables, fish, and non-oily foods in restaurants. Right now I'm in China and they LOVE to absolutely drench their food in oil. * our modern diet. Are there any tests for clogged arteries besides just high blood pressure and cholesterol levels? Like, is there a way to physically determine which arteries are clogged, where the clogs are, how much they are clogged, etc. Lastly, there's much debate on whether clogged arteries are reversible or not. Some say no, that you can only slow down the rate of clogging. Others say that you can. Input?