Tag: Cholesterol

Lean Beef Can Form Part of a Healthy Diet. Beef has a reputation for being high in fat and cholesterol, but lean beef can be part of a healthy diet for those worried about their high blood pressure and cholesterol, new research suggests. A newly published study finds that in a group of patients with high cholesterol, eating a controlled diet including beef did not have a significant impact on the decrease in their total cholesterol levels. Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet study: effects on lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins.

Beef, grass-fed, strip steaks, lean only, raw   Tag: Cholesterol
28 Dec 2011

Green Tea May Trim "Bad" Cholesterol. Green tea, taken in a capsule or drunk in a cup, may shave a few points off "bad" cholesterol readings, according to a U.S. study involving more than a thousand people. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, showed that green tea trimmed 5 to 6 points more from people's total cholesterol and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels than dummy capsules or other treatments. Green Tea Catechins Decrease Total and Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Tea, herbal, brewed, Hohoysi (Hopi)   Tag: Cholesterol
18 Nov 2011

Blueberry's Effects on Cholesterol Examined in Lab Animal Study. Laboratory hamsters that were fed rations spiked with blueberry peels and other blueberry-juice-processing leftovers had better cholesterol health than hamsters whose rations weren't enhanced with blueberries. Hepatic gene expression related to lower plasma cholesterol in hamsters fed high-fat diets supplemented with blueberry peels and peel extract.

Blueberries, raw   Tag: Cholesterol
01 Jun 2011

Tomatoes May Help Ward Off Heart Disease. University of Adelaide study has shown that tomatoes may be an effective alternative to medication in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, thus preventing cardiovascular disease. A paper published by Dr. Karin Ried in the international journal Maturitas reveals clinical evidence that a bright red pigment called lycopene found in tomatoes and to a lesser extent in watermelon, guava, papaya, pink grapefruit and rosehip has antioxidant properties that are vital to good health. Protective effect of lycopene on serum cholesterol and blood pressure: Meta-analyses of intervention trials.

Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average   Tag: Cholesterol, Hypertension
19 May 2011

Eggs Are Now Naturally Lower in Cholesterol. New Study Shows Large Eggs are 14 Percent Lower in Cholesterol & 64 Percent Higher in Vitamin D. Over the years, Americans have unnecessarily shied away from eggs – despite their taste, value, convenience and nutrition – for fear of dietary cholesterol. However, more than 40 years of research have demonstrated that healthy adults can enjoy eggs without significantly impacting their risk of heart disease.

Egg, whole, raw, fresh   Tag: Cholesterol
10 Feb 2011

Soy beats milk in cholesterol lowering. Scientists have discovered that soy protein lowers total cholesterol and non-HDL (non-high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol significantly more than milk protein in patients with moderately high cholesterol levels. Effects of soy protein on lipoprotein lipids and fecal bile acid excretion in men and women with moderate hypercholesterolemia.

Soy protein isolate   Tag: Cholesterol
19 Jan 2011

Chocolate May Cut Cholesterol But Only In Some People.  Eating chocolate could bring down cholesterol levels -- but only in small amounts and only in some people, according to an analysis of eight studies. Short-term effect of cocoa product consumption on lipid profile: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Candies, milk chocolate   Tag: Cholesterol
04 Jun 2010


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