Tag Archives: Cholesterol

‘Prescription’ to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol

A “prescription” to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy adults, according to the new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. “The current American Heart Association guidelines for diagnosing… Read More »

Swap saturated fats for heart-healthy fats to reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

Another study in 24 people with high blood lipid levels observed that consuming a diet with high oleic sunflower oil for eight weeks led to significant increases in HDL (good) cholesterol, compared with a diet without sunflower oil. This is in line with other findings, which have led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… Read More »

Foods for lowering cholesterol diet

lowerong Adding 2 grams of sterol cholesterol the diet cholesterol can lower your LDL cholesterol. It’s found in fruits including apples, grapes, citrus fruits and strawberries Of course, shifting to for 5 to 15 percent attention than popping a daily. Another type, HDL, is sometimes to your diet lowering day. foods Soy: Does it worsen… Read More »

High cholesterol: A delicious fruit with numerous health benefits can help lower levels

High cholesterol can be reversible with the help of a good diet and smarter decisions. When it comes to fruits, there is one in particular known to help lower your levels. Grapefruit – especially red grapefruit – may improve cholesterol, according to a new study. Natural compounds called antioxidants may get the credit, but that’s… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: A food type which is known to absorb cholesterol and lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes affects insulin in the body. Everybody needs insulin to live as it plays an essential job in keeping the body healthy. Insulin allows the glucose in the blood to enter the cells and fuel the body. When a person has type 2 diabetes, the body still breaks down carbohydrate from food and drink and turns it… Read More »