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2012-06-11 17:44:24

A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels.

2012-05-02 05:39:24

Chocolate has been a part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years! More than 10 pounds of chocolate is consumed annually by the typical American.

Dark Chocolate Reduces Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
2012-04-26 06:29:00

There appears to be more good news for chocolate lovers based on recent findings by researchers at San Diego State University. Mounting evidence suggests that chocolate is a great source of substances known to have many important health benefits.

2012-04-03 05:31:10

Many people are wary of hot peppers but scientists have discovered that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world.

2012-03-28 09:06:41

The food that inspires wariness is on course for inspiring even more wonder from a medical standpoint as scientists today reported the latest evidence that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world.

2012-02-15 19:00:00

ANY LAB TEST NOW®’s Advanced Heart Health Screening Tests Can Detect What the Standard, Run of the Mill Lipid Test Cannot Alpharetta,

2012-02-02 18:00:48

In a surprising finding with significant implications for older women, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and NYU School of Medicine have found that high levels of triglycerides (blood fats) are the strongest risk factor for the most common type of stroke in older women – more of a risk factor than elevated levels of total cholesterol or of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (known as "bad" cholesterol).

2011-12-16 08:51:53

Exemestane, a drug that is thought to prevent breast cancer, steadily lowers that levels of ‘good’ cholesterol in women taking the agent.

2011-09-08 10:13:08

As lifestyles get busier and waistlines get bigger, many people are turning to online nutrition programs, but are they worth your time?

2011-04-18 15:07:00

Statement Highlights: - Diet and lifestyle changes that include substituting healthy fats for unhealthy saturated and trans fats, engaging in regular physical activity and losing excess weight can reduce triglycerides - a blood fat - by 20 percent to 50 percent. - New clinical recommendations include reducing the optimal triglyceride level from <150 mg/dL to <100 mg/dL, and performing non-fasting triglyceride testing as an initial screen. DALLAS, April 18, 2011...


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