Navigation Links
Three-Part Program To Lower Cholesterol

esterol, the guide offers tips on choosing and preparing low fat meals, selecting healthy snacks, reading nutrition labels, and dining out while staying on the TLC diet. The booklet includes sample menus for different types of cuisine (traditional American, Southern, Mexican-American, and Asian).

The LDL-lowering power of the TLC diet can be boosted by adding soluble fiber and plant stanols and sterols, substances derived from plants that help block cholesterol absorption. The guide suggests ways to add fiber to the diet and discusses the value of plant stanols and sterols and which food products have them.

In addition to what you eat, how much you move is also important for heart health. Lack of physical activity is an important risk factor for heart disease. Inactivity contributes to weight gain and raises LDL as well as lowering HDL, the “good” cholesterol. The booklet offers a step-by-step program to get people moving and includes a chart of calories burned in common activities.

Overweight and obesity increase a person's LDL level and can also raise triglycerides and lower HDL. To help people lose those extra pounds, the guide includes calorie-cutting strategies, ideas for substituting lower calorie foods for high calorie favorites, and a handy chart of portion sizes based on NHLBI's Portion Distortion Interactive Quiz (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/). There are also sample menus for TLC at different calorie levels.

A special section of the booklet is devoted to the metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes that is associated with obesity and overweight. Having one risk factor increases a person's risk of heart disease, but having several as in metabolic syndrome increases risk even more. The lifestyle changes recommended in the TLC program—especially weight control and physical activity—are the main treatment for metabolic syndrome.

The last chapter of the guide
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack
2. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
3. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
4. Disease Management Programs – Effective for Heart Patient
5. Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec
6. Cardiac – Rehabilitation Programs Beneficial for Heart Patient
7. New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting
8. The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India
9. Time for A.R.Rahman to rock the Tuberculosis Awareness Programme
10. Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme
11. Programs for development of health in poor countries not effective
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Three Part Program Lower Cholesterol

(Date:5/29/2015)... Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 National ... celebration for Swedish nationals around the world. The celebration held ... Atlanta and in cooperation with SWEA (Swedish Women’s ... of the year for the Swedish-American community in Georgia. , ... this celebration of Swedish heritage and the long relationship between ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... New England Peptide, Inc. (NEP), in ... Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) and others, today announced the ... of peptide stable isotope standards for biomarker discovery. ... tryptic peptides, offers thousands of fragments spanning over ... accessible to the biomedical research community. Each ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 2015 Medical Device Cybersecurity Quality ... **FDAnews Webinar**, June 23, 2015 — 1:00 p.m. ... Network connectivity opens up a wealth of possibilities ... minefield of potential liabilities. Devices transmit data on ... manufacturers be sure the information doesn’t fall into ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... May 28, 2015 External Counterpulsation (EECP/ECP) ... all over the United States. There are a growing ... who can experience symptoms of angina and these patients ... stents and/or bypass surgery. , “No option” patients are ... coronary artery disease that is considered unacceptable for heart ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... May 28, 2015 The USC Verdugo Hills ... center management for a decade with a current average healing ... between USC and Wound Care Advantage to provide in-patient wound ... for a drop in the rate of hospital-acquired pressure ... healing is a complex undertaking that can frighten patients and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:PartnerTech Co-Sponsors National Sweden Day Hosted by SACC-Georgia 2Health News:PartnerTech Co-Sponsors National Sweden Day Hosted by SACC-Georgia 3Health News:New England Peptide Announces New Tryptides™ Catalog 2Health News:New England Peptide Announces New Tryptides™ Catalog 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Medical Device Cybersecurity Quality Assurance: Requirements, Best Practices and Innovative Approaches Webinar, June 23, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Medical Device Cybersecurity Quality Assurance: Requirements, Best Practices and Innovative Approaches Webinar, June 23, 2015 3Health News:External Counterpulsation (EECP/ECP) a New Heart Disease Therapy Helps People of Calgary with Unstable Angina 2Health News:USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Wound Care Team Provides Outstanding Healing Results 2
... Wash., April 7, 2008 The Chehalis,Confederated Tribes ... at The Lucky Eagle Casino May 17 and ... appropriately named "The,Return To Honor Veterans Benefit," will ... and Family Fund and the Freedoms Foundation,s,Return to ...
... 2008 DURECT,Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) announced ... to return the rights to CHRONOGESIC(R) licensed from,DURECT ... a product,candidate consisting of a sufentanil containing implantable ... As a result, the,Development, Commercialization and Supply License ...
... Kan., April 7, 2008 With the final,stages ... Wheelchair is now available for purchase. Designed, developed,and ... of Valley,Center, Kansas, the Flight Ultralight features lightweight ... folding,frame wheelchair. The wheelchair weighs just 18 pounds ...
... VNUS(R),Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a ... of peripheral vascular,disease, announced today that it plans to ... 31, 2008, after the close of market on April,21., ... at 2:00 p.m. PT,/ 5:00 p.m. ET on April ...
... to therapeutic applications in humans, researchers say ... neurons derived from reprogrammed adult skin cells successfully ... reduced symptoms of a Parkinson,s disease-like condition in ... the first demonstration that reprogrammed cells can integrate ...
... testimonial by client and ... interview with team physician, WASHINGTON, April 7, 2008 ... nation executive,weight loss consulting service for attorneys by an attorney, announced,today ... its service.,The video will feature a testimonial by a client who ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chehalis Tribes Announce Benefit to Help Returning Combat Veterans 2Health News:DURECT Provides Update on CHRONOGESIC(R) Research Program 2Health News:World's Lightest, Rigid, Folding Frame Wheelchair now in Production 2Health News:VNUS Medical Technologies to Report First-Quarter 2008 Results and Webcast Teleconference on April 21 2Health News:Reprogrammed Cells Reduce Parkinson's Symptoms 2Health News:Attorney Weight Loss Video to be Released by Leventhal Weight Loss Incorporated 2
(Date:5/28/2015)... 28, 2015 A new report ... Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2014-2020", forecasts ... by 2020. The secondary syphilis testing would continue to ... Latin America , Middle East ... accounted for about 43% revenue share of the global ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... -- The recent flurry of PBM mergers and acquisitions ... to identify a pharmacy benefit manager that isn,t ... pharmacy chain, or other potentially conflicting entity. ... Rite Aid,s $2 billion acquisition of EnvisionRx, and ... billion are just the latest examples of the ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... WASHINGTON , May 28, 2015 ... resolving the Commission,s antitrust suit charging Cephalon, Inc. ... sleep-disorder drug Provigil. The settlement ensures that Teva ... will make a total of $1.2 billion available ... insurers, who overpaid because of Cephalon,s illegal conduct.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Syphilis Testing Market is Expected to Reach $3.6 Billion, by 2020 - Allied Market Research 2Global Syphilis Testing Market is Expected to Reach $3.6 Billion, by 2020 - Allied Market Research 3Citizens Rx Addresses Recent PBM Consolidation and Rising Pharmacy Costs 2Citizens Rx Addresses Recent PBM Consolidation and Rising Pharmacy Costs 3FTC Settlement of Cephalon Pay for Delay Case Ensures $1.2 Billion in Ill-Gotten Gains Relinquished; Refunds Will Go To Purchasers Affected By Anticompetitive Tactics 2FTC Settlement of Cephalon Pay for Delay Case Ensures $1.2 Billion in Ill-Gotten Gains Relinquished; Refunds Will Go To Purchasers Affected By Anticompetitive Tactics 3
... Oct. 28 Rules-Based Medicine (RBM), a leading ... of CardiovascularMAP, a research tool designed specifically to ... cardiovascular disease (CVD.) Designed in collaboration with leading ... combines biomarkers most commonly associated with CVD progression ...
... , CORONA, Calif., Oct. 28 Watson Pharmaceuticals, ... pharmaceutical company, announced today that its subsidiary Watson ... Laboratories, Inc. on outstanding patent litigation related to ... , On August 19, 2008, Barr submitted an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rules-Based Medicine Introduces CardiovascularMAP(TM) Multiplex Biomarker Panel to Aid CVD Drug Development 2Rules-Based Medicine Introduces CardiovascularMAP(TM) Multiplex Biomarker Panel to Aid CVD Drug Development 3Watson and Barr Settle Lawsuit Over Oxytrol(R) 2
... Solutions introduces its new multifunctional lithotripsy ... intuitive patient data management is the ... urological table. Lithoskop is an engineering ... covers all applications like lithotripsy, endourology, ...
... A surgically implanted bone growth stimulator ... EBI OsteoGen surgically implanted bone growth stimulator ... of nonunions when surgery is already planned ... concern. Because the OsteoGen is totally surgically ...
... of patients requiring cataract surgery following refractive ... created a challenge for surgeons, as calculating ... difficult. True corneal power following RK, ALK, ... measure by keratometry or topography. For example, ...
... just 248 grams. It boasts an ... of all rota table continuous flow ... outer diameter has been reduced to ... a large resection volume, while excellent ...
Medicine Products: