Cholesterol

  • Prevent Heart Disease
    If you want to prevent heart disease, you need to develop and adhere to a healthy diet, an active lifestyle, lower body weight and physical fitness. Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of Am....
  • Lower Cholesterol
    Results Not What You'd Hoped?If you've just had some bloodwork done, and the results for your cholesterol counts were not what you'd hoped, you'll be looking around for ways to lower cholesterol. Your....
  • HDL
    HDL is the acronym for high density lipoproteins, one of the two types of cholesterol found in our bodies. It is called the "good cholesterol" because it helps prevent build-up of the other cholestero....
  • Cholesterol And Heart Disease
    Cholesterol and heart disease are very closely linked. Certainly cholesterol plays a telling role in arteriosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. Every year in the United States sees some 125 million ....
  • Blood Cholesterol
    Before You Take StatinsKeeping track of blood cholesterol levels has become an obsession with a whole generation of Americans. Since the discovery that blood cholesterol levels were likely responsible....
  • LDL
    LDL is the acronym for low density lipoproteins, one of the two types of cholesterol found in our bodies. It is called the "bad cholesterol" because it tends to accumulate on the walls of our arteries....
  • High Cholesterol Treatment
    There are two kinds of high cholesterol treatment. One is lifestyle. The other is medication, either synthetic or natural. In most cases addressing lifestyle is enough. When genetics plays you foul, h....
  • Cholesterol Reducing Diet
    The Pattern of a Cholesterol Reducing DietIn the parts of the world where people consume large amounts of meat and dairy products, such as the United States and much of Europe, we find extremely high ....
  • Beta Glucan
    Beta glucan is a fiber-type sugar molecule that can help control cholesterol levels. It is commonly found in baker's yeast, which is the richest concentrated source. It is the key ingredient in the ch....
  • Beta-sitosterol
    Beta-sitosterol is closely related chemically to cholesterol but—ironically—works against it in the body. This is good. If you have high cholesterol problems you will want to make note of ....