Foods To Lower Cholesterol

If you have been asking yourself about what type of foods to lower cholesterol levels should you consume on a daily basis, I can only assume that you are taking your health very seriously. So here is the good news. There is no need to travel to the jungles of Borneo to seek out a…

Alternative Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a steroid normally found in all body cells and plasma. It is the most abundant steroid in the body. Gonadal and adrenal hormones are produced from cholesterol. Do you know the function of cholesterol in your body? What can you do to lower cholesterol naturally? Are we a society deficient in statin drugs?…

Raise Good Cholesterol – A 3 Step Plan to Raise Good Cholesterol

You probably already know how important good cholesterol is to your diet, but in case you don’t, I’m going to explain the basics of cholesterol makeup, then I’m going to talk about raising good cholesterol. It’s devastating to find out that your cholesterol it high. When I first found out, my doctor told me I…

The Cholesterol Myth Simplified

Anybody over the age of 50 probably feels that for the past twenty years or so, they’ve been continually hammered with advice to reduce the amount of cholesterol in their diet so as to prevent atherosclerosis (thickening of the arteries) and the likelihood of death from a stroke or heart-attack. Doctors, Nutritionists, the Giant Food-Producers…

Reduce Heart Risk Factors – Control Blood Cholesterol

Cholesterol and Heart Disease This is a soft white waxy substance that is essential to health as it is a building block for all cell membranes, bile salts, vitamin D and various hormones. Cholesterol is only a problem if you have too much of it as this can increase your risk of heart disease. Cholesterol…

6 Foods We Overlooked That Raise Your Cholesterol Levels

Most people have heard of the word “cholesterol”, but few truly realize that it is an essential thing our body needs to produce hormones and cell membranes. Our liver produces at least 80 percent of body’s cholesterol. And we need the good cholesterol or high-density lipoproteins to help us prevent diseases like atherosclerosis, stroke, and…

How Ayurveda Can Regulate Cholesterol?

Understanding cholesterol Cholesterol is one of the essential components for a healthy life. It is the structural component that is required to make cell membranes, vitamin D, hormones, and substances that help in digestion. This waxy stuff is found in all cells. Trouble starts when the level of cholesterol increases more than the normal range…

Cholesterol- Getting Down to the Basics

Blood cholesterol levels have been proven to be a major, modifiable risk factor for the development of heart disease. A risk factor is a condition that increases your chance of getting a disease. The fact that high cholesterol is a modifiable risk factor is important. Unlike your gender or your age, the cholesterol level in…

6 Reasons You Have High Cholesterol

High cholesterol may be caused: by diet, excessive alcohol intake, smoking cigarettes, genetic disease, obesity diseases such as diabetes or hypothyroidism. The condition is without symptoms until the problem becomes severe enough to damage the health of the blood vessels. The cholesterol can build up in the vessels and harden over time, causing them to…

Causes of High Cholesterol

The causes of high cholesterol are numerous and common. If you don’t have high cholesterol and your looking for a preventative measure, I applaud you and your efforts. Prevention is the best solution. There is a tipping point at a certain level where you enter a danger zone. Although it takes years of bad habits…