Items tagged Cholesterol

How to Lower Your Cholesterol, The Easy Way

Cholesterol is found in the fats and lipids of our foods, and is also produced by the liver. Low-density lipoproteins (LDL), AKA the ‘bad’ cholesterol, is a major contributor to plaque, which can slowly build up in the arterial walls and can effectively narrows the arteries, restricting blood-flow, and can clog your arteries while making them less flexible. Plaque can be incredibly dangerous as most of us know, and it can lead to the formation of clots which can block...

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The Truth About Heart Disease: It's More Than Just Bad Cholesterol

In order to reduce the risk of a heart attack and prevent heart disease, we've been taught that the solution is simple: lower your cholesterol. But is that really all it takes? Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart attacks and strokes, remains one of the leading causes of death and disability in the developed world despite increased understanding and numerous medical advances to try to address this plague. For decades, medical scientists have understood what contributes to most cardiovascular disease: bad...

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