851 content results for "high cholesterol"
The Cholesterol Problemby: Jerry Hickey, R.Ph. Follow on Google+How does LDL-cholesterol hurt me?High levels of LDL-cholesterol or low levels of HDL-cholesterol may lead to a build up of plaque in the arteries. LDL turns rancid easily and causes locMore info...
September 20, 2011
High cholesterol in middle age raises dementia risk later in life Borderline high cholesterol raises vascular dementia risk
Mildly elevated total serum cholesterol in midlife modestly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia 30 years later according to the results of a large retrospective cohort study. “This is the first study, to our knowledgMore info...
August 6, 2009
High Alpha-Linolenic Acid Diet Decreases Inflammation and Cholesterol in Both Men and Women with High Cholesterol
High levels of bad cholesterol (non-HDL cholesterol) and high levels of inflammatory markers are both risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Putting test subjects on a diet high in Alpha-Linolenic Acid, an omega-3 fatty acid (17% of calories froMore info...
November 1, 2004
Anthocyanins are beautiful pigments found in plants that make them attractive to animals and insects that act as pollinators. Anthocyanins give the beautiful purples, reds, and blues to so many healthy foods. In the plant Anthocyanins also act as a sMore info...
September 4, 2009
Plant Phytosterols and Stanols decrease LDL-cholesterol even in the family type of high cholesterol according to meta-analysis
The type of high cholesterol that runs in families (familial hypercholesterolemia) is characterized by very high levels of LDL-cholesterol which contributes to an early development of coronary heart disease. These researchers have perfoMore info...
March 21, 2006
Big analysis of studies shows that Beta-Glucan derived from oats lowers cholesterol Researchers from the UK and Canada pooled data from 28 randomized controlled, clinical trails evaluating the consumption of 3 grams or more per day of oat Beta-GluMore info...
November 4, 2014
Treatment of children with high cholesterol: Efficacy and safety of a combination of Red Yeast Rice Extract and Policosanol
Researchers at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin in Italy state that to prevent cardiovascular disease which occurs with blood fat disorders, it is required to treat the condition from childhood. The aim oMore info...
March 1, 2010
November 19, 2010 Cocoa is safe for diabetics and may modestly improve HDL-good cholesterol Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body. The body needs some choleMore info...
November 19, 2010
Simple Solutions for Cardiovascular Healthby: Jerry Hickey, R.Ph. Follow on Google+Why is my doctor concerned about my cholesterol?Elevated blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for developing heart disease, and heart disease is the leading causeMore info...
September 20, 2011
August 2015 Breaking Down Your Cholesterol By Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND. Cholesterol is one of the most confusing topics in today’s medical world. Many times, those who ask me for help have questions regarding their cholesterol. They oftenMore info...
September 2, 2015