Metabolic syndrome is an indicator of high risk for diabetes and heart disease, so it’s important you know the 5 warning signs.
Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.
Rich talked about President Obama lying about his opposition to gay marriage in 2008, the government withdrawing warnings about cholesterol, and the record setting premiere of “Better Call Saul.” He also spoke with John Keating, the attorney for a lesbian couple being sued by their sperm donor for parenting rights, and a Temple psychologist, Laurence Steinberg, about the dangers of the teenage brain.
According to the study, people who ate avocados had excellent results not only at lowering LDL but also at taking advantage of the fact avocado has a great deal of fiber.
The number of Americans over 40 who take cholesterol-lowering drugs has climbed from around 20% in 2003 to around 28% in 2012.
In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
If you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.
Are we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.
Genetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
According to a ten-year study by the CDC, cholesterol levels have actually improved in this group. This news is in the face of news that the obesity epidemic is still a problem.
New research indicates an increased risk for coronary artery disease can be passed genetically from father to son on the male Y chromosome.
The drug is called “Atorvastatin,” but you probably know it as Lipitor, and starting today it is going generic. More important, this could make big differences in lowering not only cholesterol but the very important element LDL or bad cholesterol.
The blockbuster cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor loses its patent tomorrow. So what does that mean for the millions of Americans who take it?