Browsing articles in "Treatment of High Cholesterol"

Lower Cholesterol With Two Apples A Day

Recent cholesterol research shows that eating just two apples a day can lower your cholesterol and protect you against heart disease and strokes. Dr. Bahram H. Arjmandi, PhD, RD, Margaret A. Sitton Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at The Florida State University believes that apples are definitely a “miracle fruit” that… [Read the Rest]

Heart Healthy Nuts and Weight Gain

Heart healthy nuts

Nuts have been promoted as heart healthy because eating them can lower triglycerides and cholesterol but many of us tend to avoid them because we don’t want to gain weight due to the high fat content in nuts. However, a recent study printed in the Nutrition Journal 2012 concluded that eating nuts does not lead… [Read the Rest]

Your Questions About Cholesterol And Triglycerides Diet

Ken asks… How do I lower my LDL when I already have a cholesterol-free diet? I’m a longtime (16 years) vegetarian with an almost zero cholesterol diet. I don’t smoke, and I eat lots of fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes. I recently was told I have a borderline high LDL level (149). My HDL… [Read the Rest]

Cholesterol and Triglyceride Screening

If you are battling high triglycerides or high cholesterol or if you want to know if your triglycerides are high, take advantage of the low cost and sometimes even FREE cardiovascular screening that you will frequently see advertised in your city. This screening helps to evaluate your risk for having a heart attack or other… [Read the Rest]