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
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
Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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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
hi everyone, I have a random question about abs training, I have been doing loads of core workouts and my waist has got a lot smaller and firmer, but my lower belly wont budge, and I don't really feel it engage in crunches as much as I do with my hig... Read more
Help! I'm consistently higher in fat intake and lower in protein intake than I should be. I eat eggs, chicken, lean beef, and peanut butter for most of my protein. I also eat low-fat and fat-free dairy products. How do I remedy this situation? Thanks... Read more
I've never really paid attention to my carb intake and I focus mainly on calories. I want to try and start paying attention to carbs as well. I looked at my past entries and I am taking in around 200-300 a day. Will lowering this down to 100-150 help... Read more
Chocolate--just saying the word can trigger a craving like nothing else. However, I must confess, for the past two years that hasn't been a big issue for me because every night I have what I like to call my anti-oxidant cocktail. This cocktail consis... Read more
Watching your wallet and your waistline can be tricky, but we've scanned the shelves and roamed the aisles and found 25 foods that are nutritious and affordable. (These prices will vary according to location.) This is part of a continuing series call... Read more
Just looked at my daily report and also talked to my sister recently about taking statin drugs for cholesterol makes me realize how I need to really get the cholesterol numbers under control.
So, did some Googling and found the following foods t... Read more
Eat Sardines if you are on a statin.
Sardines are one of the few foods that contain Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), a nutrient found in the body's cells. It has antioxidant properties and is said to enhance physical energy. Studies have also found that... Read more
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