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Do You Know What Your Cholesterol Test Results Mean? by Tonie K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:06pm 1 Comment So, you’re worried about your cholesterol levels and you have a blood test. Tragedy, the blood test reveals your total cholesterol levels are over 200. What does this really mean? Most people aren’t sure about how to read their own blood test results, so rely on their doctor’s explanation. Below is an explanation of what your ... Read on »
Why having high cholesterol isn't always bad by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:05am 2 Comments Lowering cholesterol can be harmful to your health. Sound crazy? It’s true. In fact, a recent study in “The New England Journal of Medicine” shows that even if your bad cholesterol (LDL) is under 70, statin drugs don’t protect you if your good (HDL) cholesterol is also low. That’s obvious if you know the real cause of heart disease -- w ... Read on »
High LDL Cholesterol in Young Adults and Heart Disease Risk in Middle Age by Robert W. Posted Sat 07 Aug 2010 4:06pm     Weekly Health Update:   High LDL Cholesterol in Young Adults and Heart Disease Risk in Middle Age "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  08/08/2010 The information in this column is intended ... Read on »
Chocolate: it does a body good by Liz S. Facebook Posted Wed 25 Apr 2012 3:26pm Now this is my kind of study. Dark chocolate may lower your risk of heart disease by lowering levels of blood glucose and bad cholesterol while boosting levels of good cholesterol. A small study by researchers at San Diego State University compared dark and white chocolate, looking for various health benefits. These results concur wit ... Read on »
Scores Of Low-Carb Stuff To Talk About (And Nary A Moment To Do It!) by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:02pm Here I am sitting behind my computer yet again with more low-carb and health headlines than I can shake a stick at (what does that phrase mean anyways?) and I'm just covered up in busy-ness. I hate that because I really enjoy being able to crank out the blogs and go into greater detail about the subjects that make you think about why yo ... Read on »
Managing Cholesterol by John A. Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:17pm Research shows that you can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke by lowering the amount of cholesterol in your blood.   The Mayo Clinic estimates that just a 10% reduction in U.S. cholesterol levels would result in a 30% decline in heart disease. What is cholesterol?   Your liver naturally produces cholesterol: a type of fat vital to ... Read on »
Smells like pharma tactics by Rossa Forbes Posted Tue 24 Jan 2012 12:00am I'm passing on some news about the purported benefits of coconut oil when treating alzheimers, dementia, epilepsy, Parkinsons and schizophrenia. The video clip states that coconut oil raises the overall cholesterol score, but actually that is because it raises good cholesterol. This is also what niacin (Vitamin B3) does. I had my yearly me ... Read on »
Coconut oil by Rossa Forbes Posted Tue 24 Jan 2012 11:47am I'm passing on some news about the purported benefits of coconut oil when treating alzheimers, dementia, epilepsy, Parkinsons and schizophrenia. The video clip states that coconut oil raises the overall cholesterol score, but actually that is because it raises good cholesterol. This is also what niacin (Vitamin B3) does. I had my yearly medic ... Read on »
My Top 10 Eating Habits to help Lose Bodyfat, Cellulite, and Weight by Doug Wallace Posted Fri 14 Jun 2013 1:46am One of the reasons people can't take off and keep off weight is the majority of our food is "fake food", which the body stores as bodyfat and cellulite , since the body was never designed to process so much of what we eat. The Good: After your "eating revolution", you will find the taste of food more pleasing than ever, an you can eat ... Read on »
High-Carb Ornish, Weight Watchers Diets Best For Heart Health? Better Think Again! by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 8:27pm Dr. Yunsheng Ma contends high-carb diets best for cardiovascular health With all the attention being placed on high-fat, low-carb diets again with the release of the new Gary Taubes book Good Calories, Bad Calories last week, you just HAD to know a study like this one was bound to mysteriously show up seemingly out of thin air so it w ... Read on »