Cholesterol Effects and Its Management

Cholesterol Effects and Its Management

The word Cholesterol brings to mind something that has several ill effects and is harmful for ones health. Cholesterol, in fact, is produced by the body itself for building cells and maintaining the organ functions. Liver significantly produces about 80% of the cholesterol and the other 20% is provided by food products such as dairy products, meat, […]

Heart Attack Survivors ‘Rescued’ by High Fiber Diet

More Fiber = Less Risk

Heart Attack Survivors ‘Rescued’ by High Fiber Diet

Heart attack survivors who skate past death can be rescued by incorporating a high-fiber diet. The Harvard School of Public Health in Boston conducted two studies confirming the importance of diet. These two studies–The Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study–both noted that it is important to add a high amount of fiber as well […]

Statin Woos Users Into False Sense of Security

Statin Woos Users Into False Sense of Security

Millions of people in the United States take statins every day to lower their cholesterol and to help keep them from developing a number of cardiovascular diseases. However, a new study suggests that taking statins woos users into a false sense of security because many believe they can take their medication and still eat an […]