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Elevated Ldl Resources

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Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

What Causes High Cholesterol?

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

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

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

Exercising with High Cholesterol

Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b...  Read more

#diabetesJust diagnost with slightly elevated Chol
Updated 8/30/2016 2:15:16 AM

#diabetesJust diagnost with slightly elevated Cholesterol, high triglycerides and prediabetes. Dr recommended low carbs, low fat diet and weight loss. I'm 57yrs, 5'3" and 200 lbs. What number is considered "low" carbs & fat?...  Read more

LDL cholesterol was high last visit. Planning on trying a more Mediterranean diet. Anyone have advic
Updated 7/18/2016 8:35:40 AM

LDL cholesterol was high last visit. Planning on trying a more Mediterranean diet. Anyone have advice?...  Read more

How does high LDL cholesterol affect our health?
Updated 6/24/2016 7:57:47 AM

if someone is having an excess of LDL cholesterol in the body, how does it affect the health? Does it cut off the blood supply to the heart & brain, what could be the other health risks that can be caused due to high LDL cholesterol? ...  Read more

Elevated fasting blood glucose
Updated 4/9/2016 2:02:18 PM

I got a test result from a blood draw I had done over a month ago which shows I have an elevated fasting blood glucose, essentially saying that I might be prediabetic. I didn't see this coming. I am confused now on what I may be doing wrong because I...  Read more

elevated triglycerides
Updated 3/19/2016 2:03:23 AM

I am a diabetic with kidney issues, both my b/s and triglycerides are elevated despite my best efforts????????????...  Read more

Eating Cloves Can Lower Cholesterol & Triglycerides

About 1/2 tsp of cloves ( ground or whole) daily lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides...Garlic and nutmeg fight bacteria...  Read more

Lowering Cholesterol: Can Supplements Help?

PolicosanolIneffective.Why do some companies still use this discredited extract of sugar cane wax? After Cuban researchers published studies 15 years ago claiming that policosanol was as powerful as statins, 11 trials in the United States, Canada, I...  Read more

Interfaith Clergy & Seminarian Support

Regardless of our theological diversity, religious leaders lead multifaceted and challenging lives while often elevating the needs of others over our own wellness....  Read more

How to Eat a Mediterranean Diet for Heart Health

For years, the Mediterranean "diet" has been touted by many nutrition experts as a way to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, certain cancers and more, but the advice had been loosely based on the results of "observational stud...  Read more

Tricia Made Healthier Choices and Lost Over 50 Pounds!*

Tricia Voss (VTRICIA)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown:  Salt Lake City, UTOccupation: Mother and Student What was life like before your weight loss?I thought of myself as pretty healthy even though I have been overweight most of my life and c...  Read more