Cholesterol: The fat vs sugar debate

By | 2016-11-22T17:06:12+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Cholesterol, Circulation health, General health, Heart health, Nutrition, Wellness|

High cholesterol and fats, we’ve long been told, are the enemy of good health. They’ve been linked with high blood pressure, increased risk of heart attack and, of more importance to this discussion, increased ‘bad’ cholesterol, which can also lead to stroke. But do fats deserve their bad rap? Or should sugar be facing the [...]

The truth about eggs and cholesterol

By | 2016-11-22T13:51:31+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Cholesterol, Circulation health, Heart health|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Egg for breakfast? Yum! But do you worry about what your favourite breakfast food is doing to your cholesterol levels? New research reveals the truth about eggs and cholesterol. If you love to start the day with an egg, you’re one of millions. And if, like me, you were taught that eggs were [...]

Statins vs a heart-healthy lifestyle

By | 2016-11-22T13:51:38+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Cholesterol, General health, General topics, Heart health|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Statins are among the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs. In the USA, it is consistently in the top 5 to 10 drugs prescribed. That is because raised blood cholesterol is one of the main contributors to heart disease in humans. And among the most common drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, is statins. [...]

Lifestyle and natural advice to manage high cholesterol

By | 2016-11-22T13:51:53+00:00 April 19th, 2010|Cholesterol, General health, Heart health, Radio talks and advertorials|

A Jacaranda FM listener wanted to know what lifestyle changes may help to manage high cholesterol. Answer: One could easily achieve more efficient management of high cholesterol with a couple of simple lifestyle changes. Most of these changes have to do with changes in behaviours which have become ingraned habits. Some changes are easier and [...]

Cholesterol Aid for natural support of healthy cholesterol levels

By | 2016-06-30T12:39:15+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Cholesterol, Heart health, Radio talks and advertorials, Uncategorized|

A Jacaranda FM listener wanted to know how Cholesterol Aid can help to manage cholesterol levels naturally. The most important function of the Cholesterol Aid's formula of homeopathic and herbal ingredients, is to lower unhealthy fat levels in the blood stream. The anti-inflammatory properties of some ingredients, like Capsicum (Cayenne), aid in reducing the damage [...]