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Scientists worldwide agree that the single most important thing you can do to lower your risk of a heart attack is to lower your LDL (the bad cholesterol). Learn the safest, most effective way to lower your LDL with diet and exercise.

Best Ice Creams For High Cholesterol

Best Ice Creams for Lowering High Cholesterol

Freezer aisles are full of ice creams that tout themselves as heart-healthy because they’re dairy-free. But manufacturers are often replacing the dairy with things that have more (yes, more!) artery-clogging saturated fat, like coconut milk. A serving of Coconut Bliss Ice Cream, for example, has as much saturated fat as a Quarter Pounder With Cheese.

Lowering Cholesterol Tips – Tip #1

Many people think they’re doing everything right to lower cholesterol, and a lot of what they’re doing is right. They’re ordering egg-white omelettes and fish. They’ve cut out butter, cheese, and beef. They drink nonfat milk. This is all fantastic. But there’s one thing they haven’t done, and many nutrition scientists believe it’s the most important thing of all.

Best Meal Plan To Lower Cholesterol

Healthy Meal Plan for Lowering Cholesterol

Many people ask: “Why bother with diet? I can lower my cholesterol with pills alone.” Sure, drugs like statins can reduce cholesterol. But following a heart-healthy diet, or adding heart-healthy eating to your statin regimen, may lower your cholesterol even more, research has found. Plus, a heart-healthy lifestyle can help clean up virtually all modifiable risk factors for heart disease, not just high cholesterol.

Getting Healthy Again, Quickly

A Guest Getting Healthy Again at the Pritikin Health Resort

A growing body of research is finding that for many people, getting healthy again does not require a medicine cabinet full of drugs. Fast and profound benefits can happen simply with diet and exercise. Good food. Good fitness. That’s all we need, asserts science.

What is high-sensitivity C-reactive protein? Can you lower it with food?

Definitions for high-sensitivity C-reactive protein

When we exercise regularly and eat well, focusing on heart-healthy whole foods as the Pritikin Eating Plan does, we’re not only taking good care of our hearts; we’re taking good care of all kinds of lesser-known but incredibly important heart-protective systems within us, like our ability to prevent chronic inflammation.

Shopping List For Lowering Cholesterol

Shopping List For Lowering Cholesterol

We can keep piling on the pills, but the best protection against a heart attack should start with a healthy lifestyle, especially healthy food. With this Shopping List For Lowering Cholesterol, you’ll get a real good sense of which foods work against you, sending your cholesterol levels soaring, but also which foods work for you, taking your cholesterol down.

What Is ApoB?

ApoB (the bad protein) and Cholesterol.

A growing body of research is finding that apoB may be a better predictor of heart disease risk than long-standing federal guidelines for “good” HDL and “bad” LDL cholesterol. What is apoB? (Its official name is apolipoprotein B.) Find out in this article.

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