Category: Cholesterol

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil LONDON: Oils obtained from seeds such as sunflower, rapeseed, safflower and flaxseed could be more beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol, known to damage arteries, and increase the risk of heart diseases and strokes, new research claims. Many of the previous studies have established that...

High cholesterol: Top diet tips for lowering cholesterol and fighting the ’silent killer’

High cholesterol: Top diet tips for lowering cholesterol and fighting the ’silent killer’

HIGH CHOLESTEROL can lead to a range of health issues, which can be very serious. It’s important to keep your cholesterol levels low in order to prevent these from occurring. Follow these top diet tips for lower cholesterol. Cholesterol is a fatty substance, known as a lipid, and is essential for the normal functioning of...

How to control cholesterol by home remedies, here’s what you must include in your diet

How to control cholesterol by home remedies, here’s what you must include in your diet

Here’s how to control cholesterol with home remedies. Nutritionists say your cholesterol levels largely hinge on what you eat, and therefore recommend including garlic, amla and fenugreek seeds, among others, in your diet. If you’ve been having a lot of chicken tikka, mutton seekh kabab and other tandoori dishes from restaurants on a regular basis,...

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival after a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival after a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late breaking results from the ASCOT Legacy study presented today at ESC Congress 2018 and published in The Lancet. Dr Ajay K. Gupta, of the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University London, UK,...

12 Cholesterol-Lowering Recipes

12 Cholesterol-Lowering Recipes

High cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease and other lifestyle diseases. Before you reach for the meds, talk to your doctor about trying to alter your diet instead. These cholesterol-lowering recipes can help! How I Lowered My Cholesterol with Diet Alone When I was 25, I went in for a routine physical and...

After Menopause, “Good Cholesterol” May Not Be Good

After Menopause, “Good Cholesterol” May Not Be Good

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as “good cholesterol” – according to a 2018 study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The findings, published July 19th in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, a journal of the American...

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol Cholesterol can be a confusing medical topic. There are measurements to understand. Medications to consider. And inherited genes and lifestyle choices to factor in. Mason Freeman, MD, an endocrinologist and chief of the Lipid Metabolism Unit at Mass General, often tells his patients that treating cholesterol is prevention medicine. Getting...

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