There are several reasons why certain foods are good for your cholesterol and your heart health. Some have direct effects on reducing LDL and/or triglycerides. Others are more filling and, if they’re low in calories, will help with weight loss. Plus, by filling up on these healthier options, you’re not … Read More
Diet and exercise—if you've ever had a blood test showing your cholesterol is high and wondered how to reduce cholesterol without medication, your doctor has likely told you that you need to change your diet and increase your exercise. This combination is the standard, first-line therapy to … Read More
In the quest for effective natural supplements to lower cholesterol, many people turn to supplements like fish oil, niacin, plant sterols, and red yeast rice. While these are often effective, sometimes they are not tolerated or an additional supplement is needed to optimize lipid levels.
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Heart attack, stroke, obesity, and high blood pressure can all be avoided or overcome with the right type of low cholesterol diet. The body naturally creates and regulates its own supply … Read More
In the quest for effective natural supplements to lower cholesterol, many people turn … Read More
Research shows eating these 5 cholesterol reducing foods can help you significantly lower your levels of LDL or "bad" cholesterol, raise your levels of HDL or “good” cholesterol, and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Tree nuts and seeds such as … Read More
Statin Benefits Don’t Outweigh the Risks
Public Citizen’s Newsletter titled, Worst Pills, Best Pills News, published an eye-opening article earlier this year on the cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. The newsletter reported: “The majority of statin users are … Read More
Natural remedies are often viewed with skepticism because many people feel it’s too easy and … Read More
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