The New England Journal of Medicine, on Monday, released the results of a study that supports the heart health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.
The study compared 3 groups over about 5 years. One group was given olive oil supplements,… Continue reading
There seems to be a growing trend in the debate about cholesterol and heart disease. We’ve been led to believe that cholesterol is bad. But what is cholesterol? According to the American Heart Association cholesterol itself isn’t bad. It actually… Continue reading
There are various ways to lower cholesterol. It’s easier for some people than others. Some people are genetically disposed to having high cholesterol. Older people tend to have higher cholesterol than when they were younger. People who eat unhealthy diets… Continue reading
Did you know that eating oatmeal can lower your cholesterol? It’s always nice when you can get benefit from eating more of something instead of having to give something up.
Oatmeal is like a miracle drug. One and a half… Continue reading
Some foods are known to raise cholesterol. Some are known to lower cholesterol. Replace the bad foods with the good foods. It’s like killing two birds with one stone. Most of us know unhealthy food when we see it. But… Continue reading
Here’s a good strategy. If you want to lower your cholesterol levels start with the easy ways. You’re more likely to continue with these good habits because they’re easy.
Easy Way 1
Eat a cup of oatmeal most mornings for… Continue reading
A few years ago my cholesterol level was in the mid range between 200-240. It was 204 if I remember right. Recently I discovered my level is in the high range. It’s about 243. It’s time to make some changes.… Continue reading