Category: Cholesterol

Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Lower cholesterol level in kids Having vitamin D rich diet may help reduce the cholesterol levels in children and have beneficial impact on other risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases, suggests new research. Children with vitamin D level of more than 80 nmol/l (nanomoles per litre) had lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol levels...

Cholesterol Disorder May Affect Millions of Unsuspecting Children and Adults

Cholesterol Disorder May Affect Millions of Unsuspecting Children and Adults

A Denton County woman is shining the spotlight on a cholesterol disorder that affects millions of Americans. Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic disorder that causes cholesterol to skyrocket to levels not even common medications can handle. Wenter Blair Anderson, of Ponder, and her son, Christian, stay active and eat healthy, but no lifestyle change can...

The 10 best apps to lower cholesterol

The 10 best apps to lower cholesterol

Apps to lower cholesterol – Having high cholesterol could significantly increase your risk of serious health conditions. If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, the 10 apps listed below may help you lower it. Smartphone apps can help you to identify saturated fats in your diet and recommend more healthful alternatives that may contribute to...

What you need to know about cholesterol-lowering statins

What you need to know about cholesterol-lowering statins

Cholesterol-lowering statins HARLINGEN & BROWNSVILLE – Depending on the type and dosage, statin pills can be yellow, pink, white, green, buff, tan, brick red, orange or peach, and round, oblong, oval, elliptical or rectangular with rounded edges. But all the pills are prescribed to achieve the same result – lower cholesterol. Statins, or HMG-CoA reductase...

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