Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’
For most of us cholesterol is a bad word. Everyone from doctors and scientists to regulatory agencies and drug companies (and especially the media) blames cholesterol for everything bad that happens to us health-wise. Even the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has spent many millions of dollars to keep Americans informed about the “dangers” of cholesterol, especially when it comes to heart disease.1 Normally this wouldn’t be an issue. After all, they are looking out for your health, right? Not necessarily. The real truth is that your cholesterol levels have nothing to do with your risk of heart […]
Continue reading Niacin: More Effective and Safer than Statins?
Posted in: Articles
Tags: cholesterol, heart disease, LDL cholesterol, Lower Cholesterol, niacin, supplements
Recent research from Florida State University shows that eating dried apples can reduce cholesterol levels in menopausal women. The study which was led by Bahram Arjmandi, chair of the department of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences involved 2 groups of women who consumed either dried apples or dried plum daily for a year. Their blood cholesterol levels were taken before the experiment and after three, six and 12 months of treatment. The results showed that after three months, women who ate prunes experienced no significant difference in their cholesterol levels, which remained steady up to the end of the study […]
Continue reading Dried Apples May Help Control Cholesterol Levels
Posted in: Research Study
Tags: Apples, cholesterol, FSU
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