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Recipe: Dairy Free and Delicious Chai Tea Latte
The weather outside may be chilly, but you will be cozy and warm with this yummy-tummy recipe. Best of all? It is dairy-free for all of you who are watching your cholesterol or may be lactose intolerant.
On Valentine's Day, Take Care of Your Heart with Your Loved One
This February, you'll likely see hearts everywhere, in the form of candy, cards and decorations. Let them be a reminder to take care of your heart health with your loved one. Along with high blood pressure and obesity, unhealthy cholesterol levels are a major risk factor for heart disease. Making simple lifestyle changes with your loved one can help you both achieve healthy cholesterol levels that can cut your risk for heart disease.
New Medicine Approved to Help Better Manage Cholesterol
For years, doctors have spoken about the importance of lowering cholesterol. But focusing on LDL or bad cholesterol may just be one piece of the cholesterol puzzle.
Health Alert: Take Time Out for Triglycerides
Everyone has an extremely busy schedule and with the holiday season in full swing, chances are your health may not be as high on your priority list as sipping eggnog or braving long lines at the mall. You may want to reconsider and make some time for your health because now more than ever, there's new information that indicates it's important to talk to your physician about your cholesterol—all of your cholesterol.
Cholesterol Matters to Your Heart
Everyone knows they should watch their cholesterol, but do you know why? If you have high cholesterol, you may have twice the risk for heart disease, the number one health problem for both women and men in the United States.
To Manage Your Cholesterol, Know Your Lipid Levels
Are you confused about cholesterol? Wondering which numbers need to go up and which numbers need to go down? If so, you're not alone. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 80 million Americans have high levels of LDL "bad" cholesterol, over 44 million have low levels of HDL "good" cholesterol and over 28 million have high levels of triglycerides. Also, 42 million Americans suffer from a disorder called mixed dyslipidemia, meaning their levels of triglycerides are high, LDL cholesterol is moderately high and HDL cholesterol is low.
New Cholesterol Medication Treats Cholesterol—Good and Bad—in a Single Pill
There's more to managing cholesterol than just lowering your LDL. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 80 million American adults have high LDL "bad" cholesterol, and more than 44 million Americans, or one in six, have low levels of HDL, the "good" cholesterol the body uses like a broom to sweep the bad cholesterol from the blood.
How to Fight High Cholesterol with Drug-Free Alternatives
Many, with the advice of their doctors, are using statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor to help lower their cholesterol levels. Yet, for other people, these medical solutions are not viable options due to side effects, cost or the desire to avoid medications.
Survey shows Canadians are unaware of causes and risks of high cholesterol
The majority of Canadians know that high cholesterol is dangerous to their overall health, but a recent survey has revealed that many don't understand what causes elevated cholesterol or the specific risks it can pose to their health.
Plant sterols naturally lower cholesterol
More and more Canadians are looking for new ways to help manage their cholesterol levels and protect their heart health. Many are finding that plant sterols - natural, fat-like compounds found in foods such as vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and grains - are a natural and effective way to reduce their cholesterol levels.