Food Network star Carl Ruiz's cause of death has been revealed.
A spokesperson from the Maryland Department of Health confirmed that the celebrity chef star died in his sleep, last month after succumbing to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, which occurs when there is a buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in the arteries and restricts blood flow. He was 44.
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Additionally, the Department of Health listed his death as natural and ruled out any foul play.
He became a fan-favorite after serving as a judge of Guy Fieri's Food...