If you've been following a low-fat diet but continue to have elevated total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, it's probably the result of excess insulin in the liver.
High blood pressure can be attributed to excess insulin that causes the kidneys to retain more sodium and the adrenals to secrete too much adrenaline.
Keep reading to find out why you're struggling to lose weight too... Why ... ››› more
Until recently, the general consensus among mainstream health “authorities” was that saturated fats are bad and unsaturated fats are good.
But as some research supporting high-fat, high-protein diets suggests, that's not all that accurate... There's fat in just about everything in the shops - that's why it's important to read food labels...
There’s only one general type... ››› more
While there are natural nutrients you can take to help you lower your cholesterol, the first step is really to watch what you eat.
If you put your mind to it, it's not really that hard to decrease the amounts of saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet.
Below are some tips that will help...
While there are natural nutrients you can take to help you lower your cholesterol, the first step... ››› more
Statistics show that 28% of adults over the age of 40 take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol levels.
If you have high cholesterol, you'll understand the importance of keeping it below the danger zone.
But that's easier said than done, especially if you're taking prescription drugs for your cholesterol. You see, often people on statins believe they can take certain liberties when it ... ››› more
You may have come across reports claiming that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have shown potential in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
However, statin drugs can actually cause memory loss as a side effect. Not only that but it's important to understand that cholesterol is not only important to your brain - it IS your brain.
Your brain is made up of 60-70% cholesterol by weight. S... ››› more
You've been warned that saturated fats, obesity and smoking are the major culprits of high cholesterol... But there are five other 'hidden' culprits that you're less likely to know about.
I think you'll be surprised at these!
Keep reading... Stealth causes of high cholesterol you need to watch out for...
1. Too much exercise
While a sedentary lifestly is a well-known cause of high chol... ››› more
You've probably heard numerous reports claiming that eggs are too high in cholesterol. But, the truth is, eggs cooked in most ways (except one) isn't likely to increase cholesterol or cause any damage to your heart.
Find out below how this 'egg myth' started out and which way NOT to cook eggs so you can keep enjoying this nutritious food... How the 'egg myth' started out...
Almost 10... ››› more
If your doctor has told you to take statins to lower your cholesterol to prevent a heart attack, you may feel like you have no choice.
And, if you keep abreast of health news, you'll have read that statins increase your risk of getting cancer. But how real is this really - and why?
Read below what actually happens to your body when you take statins. Also discover some alternatives to statin... ››› more
A new study out of Canada found that if you make just one tiny change to what you eat for breakfast each morning, you could slash your LDL cholesterol by as much as 23%.
Not only this, the researchers also found that this one ingredient also reduces non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B (apoB).
This is big news because for every 1% drop in serum cholesterol, there's a 2% reduction in hea... ››› more
So, you've been told how dangerous high cholesterol levels are. And, you know that fatty and fried foods are a big culprit for this silent killer.
Read on below for another four causes of high cholesterol, you least expected... The lesser known but REAL culprits that cause high cholesterol
1. Too much exercise
While inactivity is a well-known cause of high cholesterol, exercising too muc... ››› more
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