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3 Natural Ways to Battle Cholesterol

A well-balanced diet and exercise are proven ways to reduce cholesterol but another natural way can really make a difference in your treatment. Natural products for cholesterol have been one of the most popular supplements for many years for a simple reason: they are efficient. If you are not familiar with these, here are 3 natural […]

Red Yeast Rice: The Cholesterol Helper

Old news, good news. By now, everyone should be aware of the health benefits of red yeast rice but you may be surprised how many people have never even heard of this incredible supplement that can help regulate cholesterol levels. It’s even more encouraging to hear that time and time again news studies continue to […]

Supplements VS Bad Cholesterol

Many dietary ingredients found in various supplements have been known to help lower LDL (bad cholesterol). Developments are suggesting that the combination of these into a safe, new dietary supplement may be more cost-effective for patients, compared to other drugs. If this gets approved and pushes through, Statins may cease to be the standard drug […]

Watching Your Cholesterol

A recent online article displayed 10 foods you should avoid if you are watching your cholesterol. Not a bad topic considering that approximately one in every six adults has high total cholesterol in the United States. That’s 16% of the U.S. adult population with “high” levels, defined as total cholesterol of 240 mg/dL and above. […]

Supplements That May Help Lower Cholesterol

A recent report shows a list of 10 supplements to help lowering cholesterol. What appears to be an interesting article to help people looking for natural and alternative ways to balance cholesterol levels, takes a very intriguing turn into how more research is needed to fully prove the benefits of dietary supplements. First, lowering cholesterol […]

High Cholesterol? Prevention Is Better Than Treatment

High cholesterol continues to be an issue for thousands of people in the United States. Recent reports have confirmed that most people only act to treat cholesterol after being diagnosed with high cholesterol. Preventing unbalanced cholesterol is easier than most people think. A couple self care steps can prevent high amounts of LDL, the bad […]

Lucky Resolutions: Lowering Cholesterol

Lowering your cholesterol may be one of the healthiest New Year resolutions. If you have high cholesterol, 2010 might be the year to finally bring your cholesterol to healthy levels. The main causes of high cholesterol can be divided in two groups: the causes you cannot control such as genetics or family history, and the […]

A Safe Formula to Control Cholesterol

A recent report shows that red yeast rice can be an alternative and safe way to control cholesterol levels. The media has finally decided to give some exposure to the success of natural supplements. On the other hand, some people have been enjoying the benefits from natural products for many years. Most of cholesterol-lowering drugs can be a […]

Fight Cholesterol with Policosanol

Policosanol is the generic term for a mixture of long-chain waxes extracted from natural sources. It is used as a nutritional supplement to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and increase HDL (healthy) cholesterol. It contains about 60% octacosanol and studies indicate it works by inhibiting cholesterol formation in the liver. Supplemental policosanol is typically extracted from sugar […]

Fish Oil Beats Cholesterol Drugs

Fish oil can be more effective at reducing bad cholesterol than some of the conventional drugs. That’s not a surprise to most people, but it could be news for some folks still taking medication drugs to reduce cholesterol. A recent study published online on August 31 in the medical journal The Lancet shows that taking […]

Kids Fighting Cholesterol. Controversy or Reality?

A recent study has started a huge controversy about kids and cholesterol, popping up the question: should kids really be taking cholesterol drugs? Pediatricians are now recommending wider cholesterol screening for children and use of drugs as early as the age of eight in hopes of preventing adult heart problems. What first sounded like “total nonsense”, […]

Combating Cholesterol with Children

Cholesterol is like fat. We need a certain amount to function normally. Without it, we would be unable to produce cell membranes and various hormones. However, too much of it can cause a problem. High blood cholesterol contributes to atherosclerosis or hardening arteries. When this occurs, oxygen-rich blood is unable to get to the heart, […]

Healthy Dipping? Salsa!

Snacking doesn’t necessarily have to be unhealthy but did you know that one of the most popular dips actually offers a ton of health benefits? Yes, that’s salsa. Fresh tomato salsa has several health benefits when made with fresh ingredients and low salt. The most common ingredients in tomato salsa are hot peppers, onions, lime, and olive […]

Healthy Heart Powered By Resveratrol

Resveratrol supplements have been one of the best-selling items for cardiovascular support for many years. The reason for such a successful run may be explained not only but its efficiency but also by the number of health benefits provided. Resveratrol is a flavonoid antioxidant present in grape skins and red grape juice that has been […]

5 Nuts that Pack the Biggest Health Punch

“Going nuts” doesn’t always mean a bad thing. In fact, when it comes to nutritional value, nuts are the way to go. Considered by many as a healthy snack, nuts contain a variety of vitamins, minerals and nutrients that can really make a difference on your diet. If you are not sure which one you should […]