Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food. ...Hippocrates

Probiotics Cholesterol-lowering Benefits

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.

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On 'Bad' Cholesterol: May Be It Is Not So Bad After All

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.

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Iowa State NWRC Study Finds Flaxseed Lowers High Cholesterol in Men

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.

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New Hope for Lowering Cholesterol

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.

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A Cholesterol Database with Cholesterol Content of the Most Common Foods in North America is Released

A cholesterol database with cholesterol content data of the most common foods in North America is released.

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HERBS AND HEALTH

Health Benefits of Garlic: A Review

Garlic has been widely recognized as an agent for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and other metabolic diseases, atherosclerosis, hypertension and diabetes. Read more...

NUTRITION IN DEPTH

Nutrition and Cancer: A Review of The Evidence for An Anti-cancer Diet

It has been estimated that 30–40 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle and dietary measures alone. Read more...
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