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Spacefill model of the Cholesterol molecule

Why Cholesterol Is Necessary for Heart Health

If you follow mainstream media, you will start thinking cholesterol is bad. However, the statement all cholesterol is bad is a myth. The reality is that cholesterol plays an important function in our body. Avoiding good fats to lower cholesterol can be a mistake because several important hormones won’t be made. As a result, your […]

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Lower Bad Cholesterol With Plant Sterols

by Alexander Bohan People with high levels of LDL cholesterol are at risk of developing heart disease. By making a small change to your diet, you can lower your LDL cholesterol levels and protect yourself from heart disease. Plant sterols, which occur naturally in many plant-based foods, have been proven to lower cholesterol. The American […]

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Spacefill model of the Cholesterol molecule

Statin User? You Must Take CoQ10!

by Dorothy Evanovich Are you currently on statin drug therapy? Here’s a fair warning. Without taking coenzyme Q10, you may be putting your health in serious jeopardy, just like the majority of people taking these cholesterol drugs in the United States. Millions of Americans are taking statins, making this cholesterol-lowering medication one of the most prescribed […]

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Does Exercise Lower Cholesterol?

by Zoe Williams Cholesterol refers to the amount of fat that is being transported through your blood by various proteins called lipoproteins. This can be measured and the results are used to make a prediction about your probability of contracting heart disease. It is therefore important to aim for a good cholesterol count. Low Density […]

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