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Defining And Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is an indicator of high risk for diabetes and heart disease, so it’s important you know the 5 warning signs.

03/09/2015

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Add Soybeans To Balanced Diet

Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.

02/11/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.10.15

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/10/2015

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Study Shows Eating Avocados May Lower Bad Cholesterol

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.

01/13/2015

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Americans Using Statins In Record Number

The number of Americans over 40 who take cholesterol-lowering drugs has climbed from around 20% in 2003 to around 28% in 2012.

01/01/2015

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Diet May Contribute To Dementia In Older Women

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.

06/11/2014

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Tips For Lowering Lipids

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.

05/28/2014

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Recommended For Half The Adult Population

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.

03/26/2014

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Merck Recalling Combination Cholesterol Drug

Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.

01/14/2014

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The Common Sense Diet

I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.

10/17/2013

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Advances In The Battle Against Heart Disease

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.

10/23/2012

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Study Finds Cholesterol Levels Improving In Young People

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.

08/08/2012

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Father Can Pass Risk For Heart Disease To Son

New research indicates an increased risk for coronary artery disease can be passed genetically from father to son on the male Y chromosome.

02/15/2012

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Going Generic, Lipitor Could Lower More Than Price

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.

11/30/2011

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Health: Popular Cholesterol Medication Is Set To Go Generic, Lowering The Cost

The blockbuster cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor loses its patent tomorrow. So what does that mean for the millions of Americans who take it?

11/29/2011

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