Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

#Cholesterol #blood #LDL #HDL #drugs #diet #health Cholesterol is made in the liver and has many important health functions, such as keeping the walls of cells flexible and assisting in the manufacture of hormones. But according to the medical experts too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to clogged arteries, strokes, heart attacks, and kidney […]

Red Wine Protects the Brain and the Heart

Red Wine Protects the Brain and the Heart

The Big Q: Have you ever thought about why the French have such a low rate of heart disease despite their love of rich food? The Big A: Well it may be a supplement found in red wine. Dr. Stephen Sinatra, the renowned cardiologist, says that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in red wine, is such […]

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy New research shows a compound derived from tomatoes, a staple of Italian cuisine is good for the Heart. The study, published in the journal Food & Nutrition Research, found that taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract supplement known as Cardiomato reduced low density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol associated […]