Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food. ...Hippocrates
A recent promising approach for lowering cholesterol is probiotics, living microbial supplements that beneficially affect the host person by improving their gut microbial balance. The most common probiotic bacteria are lactobacilli and bifidobacteria. Probiotic bacteria are generally consumed in the form of fermented dairy products such as yoghurt.
The so-called "bad cholesterol" – low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL – may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.
A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may benefit men in combating high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.
A promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body has been discovered, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.
A cholesterol database with cholesterol content data of the most common foods in North America is released.