Your next meal could provide immediate benefits to your health! A study finds Mediterranean Diet meals have instantaneous beneficial effects on arteries.
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You may take a statin to help improve your cholesterol profile, but research suggests that there may be additional benefits, as well as some potential risks, to go along with these widely prescribed medications.
Statins work by inhibiting an enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body. The
Vegetables have always had a reputation for boosting our health. Research continues to support the long-held standard that a vegetable-rich diet is a key part of any complete nutrition plan—and a winning approach to optimal health and disease protection.
Research suggests that a vegetable-rich diet can lower your risk of certain
Niacin is one of the easiest and most effective ways to maintain healthy cholesterol levels naturally. Unfortunately, many people stop using it because of some of the common niacin side effects you’ll discover below.
The thick gel found in the leaf of the aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of topical conditions. In fact, aloe gel was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines in the 18th and 19th centuries. The gel is composed of 95 to
Nutrient-dense cruciferous vegetables fight cancer, lower cholesterol, and more.
Olive leaf extract has been shown to be as effective as the blood pressure medication Captopril. It also lowers cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood sugar.
Not so long ago, avocados were a seasonal delicacy in most of the country, and when they were available, their high fat content scared away health-conscious consumers. With loosened import rules from Mexico, however, sales of Hass avocados (about 95% of the US market) have more than doubled in the
Six decades of research summarized on oxidized cholesterol: Is the American Heart Association wrong about their recommendations to avoid foods high in cholesterol and use polyunsaturated fats, like vegetable oils?
The harder you work, the better the results, right? Not so fast! A new study compares walking to running for lowering cholesterol naturally, and what it finds might surprise you.