Category: Cholesterol

Southern US diet tied to heart disease

Southern US diet tied to heart disease

US diet People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with the Southern U.S. may be at an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to a new study. “If their overall pattern of eating seems to closely match those components, they may want to move away from that,” said lead...

Wider use of statins, better outcomes

Wider use of statins, better outcomes

Wider use of statins , better outcomes The management of high cholesterol has improved since the introduction of new guidelines followed by doctors, resulting in wider use of statins, according to a new study. Particularly for people at medium risk, an examination of the 2013 guidelines for determining statin eligibility, compared with 2004 guidelines, suggests...

10 high cholesterol foods to avoid

10 high cholesterol foods to avoid

<h2>High Cholesterol Foods</h2> When it comes to good cholesterol, our body makes it with the help of correct diet. But when it comes to high cholesterol, you are at a high risk of heart disease and stroke. We give you a list of high cholesterol foods that you should avoid especially if you care for...

Don’t Stop Worrying About Cholesterol

Don’t Stop Worrying About Cholesterol

Don’t Stop Worrying About Cholesterol Recently Americans heard some fantastic-sounding news: A federally appointed panel of experts announced that we can stop worrying about cholesterol. Even more surprising, the news is true—sort of. Every five years the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is legally required to publish a new revision of a government...

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Decades-old advice to Americans against eating foods high in cholesterol likely will not appear in the next update of the nation’s Dietary Guidelines, according to published reports. The U.S. Department of Agriculture panel assigned the task of revamping the guidelines...

Reducing Bad Cholesterol with Exercise

Reducing Bad Cholesterol with Exercise

Reducing Bad Cholesterol with Exercise To truly lose weight and lower cholesterol, cardiovascular exercise is what’s most important because it gets your heart rate up and burns the most calories.  If you’re overweight and have high cholesterol, you can bring your weight down through good cardio exercise. Here are some tips on reducing cholesterol with...

Naturally Lowering Cholesterol Foods

Naturally Lowering Cholesterol Foods

Naturally Lowering Cholesterol Foods Here are some foods that can help you lower your cholesterol levels naturally. More Fish Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the natural health wonders of the world and have been shown to ward off heart disease, dementia, and many other diseases. Now these fatty acids can add yet another health...

Simple Steps to Lower Cholesterol

Simple Steps to Lower Cholesterol

Simple Steps to Lower Cholesterol These simple tips can help you keep cholesterol levels in check. Cholesterol, Good and Bad Your body needs a small amount of cholesterol to function properly. But we may get too much saturated fat and cholesterol in our diet, and both raise levels of LDL “bad” cholesterol. LDL cholesterol can...

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