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  • Eating eggs may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
    Eating eggs may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
    Eating eggs may help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, and it does not require a person take insulin injections, which is the case with type 1 diabetes.In previous...
  • New cholesterol drugs raise hopes for lowering heart disease
    New cholesterol drugs raise hopes for lowering heart disease
    Just weeks after the US government declared it safe to eat more cholesterol, a new study published in yesterday’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that two new drugs, Repatha (evolocumab) from Amgen Inc., and Praluent ...
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    Obesity linked to level of pollutants in body
    Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have found a relationship between certain environmental pollutants in the body and levels of obesity. Individuals with more pollutants in their fat tissue had higher levels of cholesterol and...
  • Making that healthy choice!
    Naturally cut cholesterol with these food swaps!
    Everyone has heard the phrase " You are what you eat" and having a healthy diet can make a difference, especially in your cholesterol levels. Try adding these foods to your diet to help reduce cholesterol.1. Yogurt instead of Cream2....
  • Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Levels
    Natural ways to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels
    Linseed provides all eight essential amino acids and a wealth of nutrients, including Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids, digestive enzymes, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Linseed helps lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels, improve...
  • American Heart Association proves avocados lower cholesterol
    American Heart Association proves avocados lower cholesterol
    Adding an avocado a day to a moderate fat or a low fat diet has been found to reduce the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) by as much as 10 percent of the 160 milligram per deciliter value that is considered high. Dr. Penny M. Kris-Etherton,...
  • Delicious, nutritious avocado
    A daily avocado may help control your cholesterol levels
    High cholesterol, which is also known as hypercholesterolemia, is a primary risk factor for heart disease and stroke reports WebMd. Many people are searching for nutritional suggestions to help control hypercholesterolemia in order to avoid the...
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    Text message improves adherence to medication
    Text message helps heart patients to take medicationsCoronary heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Combination drug therapy with blood pressure and lipid-lowering treatment is effective in preventing...
  • Pills and more pills
    Researchers find that text message reminders help people take their medicine
    The Internet has more than a few pages devoted to photographs of people who had “one job” but who somehow failed to do even that job correctly. While the cultural differences between the U.S. and the countries to whom American...
  • The Sobriety :60 spotlights alcohol-related damage to the heart
    The Sobriety :60 spotlights alcohol-related damage to the heart
    The Sobriety :60 is a weekly, minute(ish) look at drinking and the benefits of not doing it. The fourteenth episode is the second of two parts on alcohol and heart health.Nowhere is the collision between junk science and medical fact more...
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    Leading physicians reveal new cholesterol recommendations
    When you hear the word 'cholesterol,' you might imagine pictures of grotesquely clogged arteries, greasy bags of food, and scary-sounding diseases. Vivid scenes of heart attacks and towering slabs of heart-stopping meat is enough to scare...
  • pumpkin not just for decoration!
    Its pumpkin’s season!
    A symbolic return to nature.Pumpkin is not just for Halloween decorations and scary or enjoyable stories like Cinderella!Cucurbita pepo Linn, commonly known as pumpkin, belongs to the Cucurbaceae family. According to Writer Cindy Ott, the pumpkin...
  • Hormone replacement therapy and statins: what every woman should know
    Hormone replacement therapy and statins: what every woman should know
    In their menopausal years, many women take statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) and/or hormone replacement therapy (HRT). A new study evaluated the use of HRT and cardiovascular risk among women under treatment with statins. The findings were...
  • The DNA of Cholesterol
    Lowering cholesterol the simple way
    It seems most of us get this news at one time or another – you need to lower your cholesterol. With that news comes a requirement to change both your diet and your lifestyle so you can not only lower your cholesterol but also reduce your...
  • Chocolate
    Some dark chocolate daily keeps cardiovascular disease away
    Chocolate lovers everywhere grow more enthusiastic as study after study suggests chocolate provides some amazing health benefits. But are chocoholics just looking for an excuse to indulge, or is there enough health evidence to consider chocolate a...
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