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How Eggs Help To Lower Cholesterol and Bonus Oprah's Favorite Egg Recipe

Jan 20 2017 - 3:44pm
Edible Eggs and lowering cholesterol

Eggs have gotten a bad rap for decades. Scientists and medical professionals just couldn’t seem to agree on whether eggs were healthy or not. So, here’s the good news for egg lovers and those who are watching fat, carbs, calories, or cholesterol.

Eggs are now considered a near perfect superfood and are loaded with high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals and trace nutrients.

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Why Statin Drugs Are an Epic Fail and on The List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs

Oct 15 2015 - 5:31pm
Statin Drugs

Cholesterol has been demonized and statin drugs (Zocor, Crestor, Lipitor, Baycol, Mevacor or Altocor, Pravachol, Lescol, Livalo) have been touted as miracle drugs for lowering cholesterol, yet as we’ve seen use of statins increase we’ve seen heart disease as well as diabetes increase. Obviously, something’s wrong with the theory that statins are beneficial.

Unfortunately, entrenched interests, pharmaceutical companies who hold the patents and manufacture statin drugs and doctors who profit from dispensing these drugs won’t let it go without a fight.

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Olive Leaf Extract Same as Statin for Lowering Cholesterol

Oct 15 2015 - 8:20am
olive leaf extract same as statin for lowering cholesterol

A Turkish team found that olive leaf extract was as effective as a common statin called atorvastatin in lowering cholesterol in rats fed a cholesterol-enriched diet. The findings suggest this natural remedy could be an alternative to statins and other drugs in improving lipid levels in cases of high cholesterol.

Over several millennia, the leaves of the olive tree (Olea europaea L) have been used for various health conditions, including high blood pressure,

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Good cholesterol levels may be increased by eating fish

Mar 4 2014 - 8:45pm
Nutritious salmon and spinach

There is no doubt that eating high quality fish is generally good for your health. Over the years research has supported the benefits for cardiovascular health of consuming a great deal of fish. Fish is also a great part of a low calorie diet which can help with weight control. Recent research has shown that eating fish increases good cholesterol levels.

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Is a Home Cholesterol Test Kit Worth Buying?

Sep 20 2013 - 12:50pm
Home Cholesterol Test Kit

On a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz discusses with viewers the importance of knowing what your LDL cholesterol number is and shows viewers a simple way to test their number and how to lower it. But is this good advice? And does his test tell you whether you have the small particle or large particle LDL as reported in an earlier Dr. Oz episode?

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Can Red Yeast Rice Lower Cholesterol?

Sep 2 2013 - 7:35am
yeast Rice and lowering cholesterol

If you are looking for a natural way to lower cholesterol, there are dozens of options, including red yeast rice, which has been somewhat controversial. A new study of red yeast rice and cholesterol fuels the debate over the effectiveness of this natural approach to high cholesterol.

What is red yeast rice?

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Grapes and grape products associated with better health

Aug 6 2013 - 1:43pm
Study confirms grapes and grape products are good for your health

In a new study published in the Journal of Food Science, researchers observed the association of grape consumption from the most common non-alcoholic forms consumed – fresh grapes, raisins and 100%

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The One Test You Must Ask Your Doctor For

Apr 18 2013 - 12:30pm
Cholesterol Test is Underreported

On the Dr. Oz Show, health experts tell viewers that being on statin drugs is one of the biggest flaws in medicine for treating high cholesterol and that the latest cholesterol test you need is one that your doctor should be evaluating your cholesterol levels with rather than traditional HDL/LDL cholesterol tests.

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Are cholesterol lowering drugs safe for patients at risk for diabetes?

Aug 10 2012 - 12:38pm
statins, cholesterol, LDL, Crestor, Lipitor, cardiovascular disease

Cholesterol lowering drugs (statins) such as Lipitor and Crestor are commonly prescribed for patients with elevated low density lipoproteins (“bad cholesterol”) and those with cardiovascular diseas

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