cholesterol

  • olive oil

8 significant benefits of consuming olive oil regularly

By |May 26th, 2016|

Olive oil is how we refer to the oil obtained from the fruit of olive trees.  People have been eating olive oil for thousands of years and it is now more popular than ever, thanks to its many proven […]

9 important benefits of garlic for improving your health

By |March 18th, 2016|

Garlic has been used throughout history virtually all over the world as a medicine. Its use predates written history. Sanskrit records document the use of garlic remedies to approximately 5,000 years ago, while the Chinese have been using […]

  • egg yolks

Is eating egg yolks a good thing or not?

By |March 4th, 2016|

Egg white omelets and other yolk-free recipes have become synonymous with “healthy” to many. But if you toss out your egg yolks, you’re also tossing out some of the most nutritious parts of the egg.  But as reported […]

  • cholesterol

Could cholesterol levels predict your risk for tendon injury?

By |December 13th, 2015|

High cholesterol has been linked to many diseases. Whether the lipid profile is linked to tendon health is not established.
Aim
To assess whether cholesterol levels are associated with abnormal tendon health or the presence of tendon pain.
Results/Conclusion
Altered tendon strucutre […]

  • garlic

9 Important Questions and Answers about Garlic

By |October 29th, 2015|

Garlic has been used throughout history virtually all over the world as a medicine.  Its use predates written history. Sanskrit records document the use of garlic remedies to approximately 5,000 years ago, while the Chinese have been using […]

  • cholesterol

12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |October 19th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]

  • migraine

Might severe migraine attacks be due to high cholesterol?

By |October 13th, 2015|

Migraine headaches are characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches often in association with a number of autonomic nervous system symptoms.  Whether there’s an association between migraine attacks and choleseterol levels is not known.
Aim
To assess the relation between cholesterol levels […]

  • trans fat

Trans fat may increase your risk of death

By |September 26th, 2015|

Importance
Unlike other dietary fats, trans fat — also called trans-fatty acids — both raises your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers your HDL (“good”) cholesterol.  A high LDL cholesterol level in combination with a low HDL cholesterol level increases your risk of heart […]

  • garlic

9 Questions and Answers about Garlic

By |September 5th, 2015|

Garlic has been used throughout history virtually all over the world as a medicine.  Its use predates written history. Sanskrit records document the use of garlic remedies to approximately 5,000 years ago, while the Chinese have been using […]

  • cholesterol

11 NATURAL ways to LOWER cholesterol

By |September 4th, 2015|

Most of us are aware of our cholesterol levels, which are comprised of your total cholesterol number, your HDL (high density lipoprotein) number, and your LDL (low-density lipoprotein) number, and their relative ratios of HDL to LDL.  As everyone […]