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Results tagged “cholesterol” from Natural Health News

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Fitness May Delay Onset of Increased Cholesterol



Increased cardiorespiratory fitness may delay onset of high cholesterol study shows Men who have higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness may delay by up to 15 years increases in blood cholesterol levels that commonly occur with aging, according to new research...

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Saturated fat, cholesterol, and statin controversy



Many Americans are led to believe that high blood cholesterol as a result of heavy saturated fat intake causes cardiovascular disease. As such, Statin drugs are often prescribed to curb CVD risk by lowering cholesterol. This conventional knowledge is boldly...

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Concerning number of kids have elevated cholesterol



Roughly one out of three kids screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at greater risk for future cardiovascular disease, according to research to be presented at the...

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High Good, Low Bad Cholesterol Levels Are Healthy for Brain, Too



Dec. 30, 2013 -- High levels of "good" cholesterol and low levels of "bad" cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain that is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, in a pattern that...

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Culprit in Heart Disease Goes Beyond Meat's Fat



NY Times By GINA KOLATA Published: April 7, 2013 ·                                It was breakfast time and the people participating in a study of red meat and its consequences had hot, sizzling sirloin steaks plopped down in front of them. The researcher...

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Cholesterol Medicine Affects Energy Production in Muscles



  Jan. 3, 2013 -- Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins to treat elevated cholesterol levels may suffer from muscle pain. Scientists at the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen have now identified...

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Be Linked to Increased Cataract Risk



ScienceDaily (Aug. 7, 2012) -- Patients using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may be at increased risk of developing age-related cataracts, according to a study -- "Age-related Cataract Is Associated with Type 2 Diabetes and Statin Use," in the August issue...

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Statin Use in Postmenopausal Women Associated With Increased Diabetes Risk



ScienceDaily (Jan. 9, 2012) -- The use of statins in postmenopausal women is associated with increased diabetes risk, according to a study published Online First by the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. But researchers note...

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Watermelon Reduces Atherosclerosis, Animal Study Finds



ScienceDaily (Oct. 27, 2011) -- In a recent study by University of Kentucky researchers, watermelon was shown to reduce atherosclerosis in animals. The animal model used for the study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. A control group was...

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Yellow Patches Around Eyelids Predict Risk of Heart Problems



ScienceDaily (Sep. 16, 2011) -- Raised yellow patches of skin (xanthelasmata) around the upper or lower eyelids are markers of an individual's increased risk of having a heart attack or suffering from heart disease, finds research published online in...

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Dietary, Lifestyle Changes Can Significantly Reduce Triglycerides



Dietary, Lifestyle Changes Can Significantly Reduce TriglyceridesScienceDaily (Apr. 24, 2011) -- Dietary and lifestyle changes significantly reduce elevated triglycerides (a type of blood fat) -- which is associated with heart, blood vessel and other diseases -- according to an American...

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New Explanation for Heart-Healthy Benefits of Chocolate



New Explanation for Heart-Healthy Benefits of ChocolateScienceDaily (Feb. 9, 2011) -- In time for the chocolate-giving and chocolate-noshing fest on Valentine's Day, scientists are reporting discovery of how this treat boosts the body's production of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) --...

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High Dietary Fat, Cholesterol Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer



High Dietary Fat, Cholesterol Linked to Increased Risk of Breast CancerScienceDaily (Jan. 7, 2011) -- Elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet play an important role in the growth and spread of breast cancer, say researchers...

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Non-Stick Cookware May Be Associated With Elevated Cholesterol



Compounds in Non-Stick Cookware May Be Associated With Elevated Cholesterol in Children and TeensScienceDaily (Sep. 7, 2010) -- Children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics appear more likely...

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naringenin- lowers cholesterol and blood sugar



Grapefruit's Bitter Taste Holds a Sweet Promise for Diabetes Therapy ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2010) -- Naringenin, an antioxidant derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, may cause the liver to break down fat while increasing insulin...

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Link Between Anti-Cholesterol Statin Drugs and Depression



New Insights Into Link Between Anti-Cholesterol Statin Drugs and DepressionScienceDaily (June 30, 2010) -- Scientists are reporting a possible explanation for the symptoms of anxiety and depression that occur in some patients taking the popular statin family of anti-cholesterol drugs,...

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Pistachios Offer Multiple Benefits



Pistachios Offer Multiple Benefits, Study SuggestsScienceDaily (May 20, 2010) -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional...

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Higher Amounts of Added Sugars Increase Heart Disease Risk Factors, Study Finds



ScienceDaily (Apr. 22, 2010) -- Consuming a higher amount of added sugars in processed or prepared foods is associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C, the "good cholesterol") and higher levels of triglycerides, which are important risk factors...

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Chia -salvia hispanica



Chia -salvia hispanicachia seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids (higher then flax) and have been shown to help with lowering cholesterol, controlling blood sugar and blood pressure.start with sprinkling them on your morning cereal- 2 tsp/ 4tsp...

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Lower cholesterol Naturally



Douglas, a 72-year-old gentleman, presented to the office with mild depression and high cholesterol. He has been dealing with high cholesterol most of his adult life. He tried several prescriptions, but had to discontinue each due to side effects. He...

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