Conventional cholesterol tests don’t measure this high risk cholesterol particle, and that testing is absolutely critical if you have early heart disease. Learn how to measure (and lower) your own cholesterol numbers at home.
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From yogurt to kombucha to supplements, probiotics appear to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue, literally and figuratively. Probiotics are live bacteria and are believed to have properties that improve digestive health. Lactobacillus found in yogurt and other fermented foods is just one example. Though the National Center for
When we think of winter eating, we often think of warm roasts, stews, and other satisfying comfort foods. And what ingredients do many of these dishes share? Root vegetables. Readily available all winter, they are often staples of hearty winter cooking. They also happen to be jam-packed with healthy nutrients
Morocco is better known to Americans for being the home of Casablanca (starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman) than it is for cutting edge health modalities. But for lowering cholesterol naturally, the people from this North African country have discovered a unique approach. They use the essential oil of basil.
This study shows exercise alone is enough to significantly lower cholesterol without medication, even if it doesn’t lead to much weight loss and you don’t change your diet.
Two recent studies found berberine supplements to lower cholesterol are effective and safe.
A new study is the latest of many to show dramatic improvements in cholesterol and triglycerides with use of Spirulina—a green food that lowers cholesterol naturally and can be taken in capsule or powder form.