Tag: reduce cholesterol
Red Meat Consumption and Colorectal Cancer
Lifestyle factors like red meat consumption and smoking are associated with an increased risk of polyps, small growths in the colon that can develop into colorectal cancer. Further, a study that appeared Nov. 15, 2016 in the journal Gut revealed that eating red meat is
Have you read your groceries lately? Many of them tout reasons why health-minded shoppers should buy them, such as to lower cholesterol, reduce risk of osteoporosis or prevent cancer. Some sport bright red hearts claiming the products are heart healthy. But can you trust such health claims? It depends. There
Two recent studies found berberine supplements to lower cholesterol are effective and safe.
How do you lower cholesterol levels? Learn how to boost your health while still enjoying a variety of foods with these 3 diets that lower serum cholesterol. One of these diets is even more effective than statin drugs!
The turmeric plant (Curcuma longa or Curcuma domestica) is a relative of ginger grown in India and Indonesia. This yellow-orange spice not only gives curries their rich color, it also has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years. Research on some of the chemical compounds in turmeric
There is plenty of room in your healthy eating plan for foods that are truly pleasing to your palate. Fish, beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, vegetables, and fruits are even tastier with flavorful additions of healthy fats, herbs, and spices. Your dietary plan can even include dark chocolate. There’s no
When it comes to the topic of fats and brain health, there are “good” fats and “bad” fats—and a fair amount of confusion.
The confusion is the result of new research on dietary fats that questions longstanding assumptions that replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated vegetable oils can help improve health. Saturated
Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ located on the right side of your abdomen beneath your liver. Your gallbladder stores bile that is produced by your liver. When you consume foods that contain fat, your gallbladder releases bile into ducts (tubes) that carry the bile to your small intestine,