Category: Cholesterol

Nine foods that lower bad cholesterol

Nine foods that lower bad cholesterol

Nine foods that lower bad cholesterol As many as 75% of older British adults have high cholesterol levels. Lowering the level of LDL (bad) cholesterol in your blood is important as too much can cause fatty deposits to form in the arteries, increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke. If you have high cholesterol...

The Truth About Red Yeast Rice for Lowering Cholesterol

The Truth About Red Yeast Rice for Lowering Cholesterol

Red yeast rice supplements If you’re worried about high cholesterol or have already been diagnosed with it, you may be considering taking red yeast rice, a dietary supplement touted to lower cholesterol. Maybe you’re even thinking about taking red yeast rice pills instead of your prescription cholesterol-lowering statin drug. Red yeast rice supplements are popular:...

Conflicting Statin Guidelines Create Confusion

Conflicting Statin Guidelines Create Confusion

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Conflicting guidelines on statin use could leave about 9 million Americans unsure about treatment, a new study suggests. Researchers estimate that if all doctors followed the latest guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for the cholesterol-lowering drugs, the number of Americans aged 40 to 75...

New U.S. dietary guidelines limit sugar, rethink cholesterol…

New U.S. dietary guidelines limit sugar, rethink cholesterol…

Rethink Cholesterol (CNN) — Just in time to help with your New Year’s resolution to eat more healthily, the government announced its latest dietary guidelines on Thursday. The 2015 guidelines recommend a “healthy eating pattern” with limited sugar and saturated fat, less salt and more vegetables and whole grains. You might remember the food pyramid...

Diet to lower your cholesterol naturally

Diet to lower your cholesterol naturally

Lower your cholesterol naturally One of the ways you can reduce your cholesterol levels simply by changing your diet. If you are a fan of burgers, eating less meat and leaner cuts, and more vegetables, whole grains and fruits can lower your total cholesterol by 25% or more. Cutting back on saturated fat, found in...

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