I want to say THANK YOU to everyone who replied .. Alot of these recipes have been tried and are now in our recipe book.
The official diagnosis is: S.C.A.D.-Silent Coronary Artery Disease, His heart is in GREAT condition, no signs of any damage; Doc's official view is everything was caught in time and he can live a very long life (Doc was teasing with him and said he may even learn to quilt !LOL). What amazed me about the whole thing was they used a dremel like drill to drill out the calcium & the size of the stint .. WOW ... Learned and learning more everyday !
Again, thank you very much for all your recipes, ideas and thoughts ..