If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&... Read more
Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
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Day 3 of diet and doing great! Staying away from my bad food triggers. Skipped going to the movies so I wasn't tempted to get popcorn. Got a healthy chicken grilled wrap while out to eat instead of my usual high calorie foods. Pretty proud of myself!... Read more
I need to go on a diet starting tomorrow! I really would love to lose 10 pounds! Any suggestions? I would really appreciate it if someone gave me a specific diet. (Like, one meal a day that includes carrots, broccoli, etc w/ one snack ) please help... Read more
"Love to eat eggs? U.S. panel now says they're not a health risk," reported Reuters in February."Cholesterol in the diet: The long slide from public menace to no 'appreciable' effect," ran the headline in the Washington Post.Both articles were refe... Read more
For years, health officials and dietitians have been encouraging us to cut back on animal fats, such as butter, and replace them with vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid, such as soybean, canola and corn oils. Those oils contain polyunsaturated fatt... Read more
Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c... Read more
World-class professional triathlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn knows how to eat right and stay in shape. The son, grandson, and great-grandson of renowned physicians, he had been eating a plant-based diet for years. So when he discovered that o... Read more
244I'm happy to report that I lost a pound but more importantly 1% body fat, which hasn't budged on my scale for quite awhile! 104 I recently saw a program on KPBS called "Coping with Diabetes" by Dr. Neal Barnard, who also addresses other issues su... Read more
CHOLESTEROL - OH BOY HERE WE GO AGAIN, YUP, I DECIDED TO RESEARCH THIS. NOW FINDING THENATURAL WAY AROUND THIS ONE WAS FAIRLY SIMPLE AS DR CROSBY HAS SHOWN ME HOW. THE NIASPAN WILL HELP JUMP START THIS BUT I ALSO HAVE TO LEARN TO CONTROL IT WITH DIET... Read more
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