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Plants have ability to significantly lower LDL cholesterol through sterol pills

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have investigated the role of plant sterols in cholesterol lowering ability. They have found that pills containing plant substances called sterols which can help lower cholesterol.// The study samples were patients already on a heart-heal...

Genes More Important Than Exercise for Bad Cholesterol

Genes may be the determining factor and may play a more dominant role than exercise// for increasing bad cholesterol as per recent study. Now we know why some people never gain weight or increase their cholesterol despite eating all the sweets and butter laden food to their hearts content!! ...

Testicular cancer linked to high cholesterol

High levels of cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of having testicular cancer in men.// The research which came in the recent issue of British Journal of Cancer says that the increase in blood cholesterol level can increase the risk of testicular cancer by almost as much as 4.5 % than f...

Women are at risk with raised cholesterol

According to researchers, American women who are health have increased risk of stroke due to elevated cholesterol. Much of the research on risk factors for heart disease and stroke has concentrated on men. Now doctors at Columbia University report on how cholesterol and other factors// impacts wome...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

According to researchers in France, doing regular exercise can improve a person's cholesterol levels, step aerobics may give a particular boost to the "good" HDL cholesterol that protects against heart diseases,their small study showed that although both step aerobics and traditional,// step-less a...

Eating More Often May Help Lower Cholesterol

A person's cholesterol levels may depend not only on what he or she eats, but also how often. The Researchers found that middle-aged and older adults who ate frequently throughout the day had lower "bad" LDL cholesterol levels compared with those who tended to down one or two large meals per day. T...

A better way to measure cholesterol

Measuring cholesterol levels is becoming an increasingly important part of a medical check. Generally, it is assumed that high density lipoprotein (HDL, or 'good' cholesterol) levels should be high, and low density lipoprotein (LDL, or 'bad' cholesterol) low. At Johns Hopkins Uni...

Boston Heart Lab Named 'Most Promising Early Stage Company' 2009 by Silicom Ventures

...proprietary two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of HDL particles and plasma sterol analysis. We deliver clinicians a more complete picture of the patient's he...l metabolism (HDL) to sub classify the disease; while its proprietary plant sterol analysis evaluates how well the patient produces and absorbs cholesterol. B...

Kashi Company Debuts Heart to Heart(TM) Whole Grain Crackers

....kashi.com . *Foods containing at least .4 grams per serving of plant sterol esters, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least ....ease. A serving of Kashi Heart to Heart crackers supplies .4 grams of plant sterol esters. About Kashi Company Founded in 1984, Kashi is a company on...

New Innovation for Battling Number One Killer in America Introduced by Eniva Nutraceutics

... newest heart health product, designed to support healthy cholesterol and homocysteine levels in the body.* The potent cholesterol lowering plant sterol formulation in the Eniva Cholesterol Reducer meets the requirements of the US Food and Drug Administration for potentially reducing the risk of heart ...

Natural Solutions for the Most Depressing Day of the Year

...anging from 4 to 400 percent of the Daily Value. Similar to the way that humans absorb sunlight and convert it to vitamin D, mushrooms contain a plant sterol --ergosterol -- that converts to vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Try healthy and inexpensive mushroom dishes, such as the " Mus...

Nutrition 21 Launches Iceland Health(R) Cholesterol Health and Iceland Health(R) Joint Relief Plus SLEEP Support

...terol up to 15%. Scientific research shows that 650 mg per serving of plant sterol esters taken twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 13...celand Health Omega-3 Fish Oil Cholesterol Health contains 1300 mg of plant sterol esters. For more information, visit http://www.Nutrition21.com . About I...

Skin Test Spots Heart Risks in Healthy People

...molecular relative of blood cholesterol. In a test on 9,055 people, skin sterol readings correlated closely with levels of good HDL cholesterol and of C-re.... The test described at the meeting is a new version of an existing skin sterol test now being used in Europe and in Canada and on a limited basis in the U...

New study suggests that specially-formulated

...affeine, natural compounds in cocoa that can affect blood pressure. The only difference in the products was the addition of plant sterols. The plant sterol containing chocolate bars (CocoaVia®) contained 1.1 grams of plant sterols. Researchers recorded blood cholesterol levels, blood pressure, body ...

New Health DrinkCoffee

...that coffee can prevent colon, liver and rectal cancer. The experts believe that maybe coffee reduces the amount of cholesterol, bile acid and natural sterol secretion in the colon, speeding up the passage of stool through the colon (and thus cutting exposure of the lining of the intestine to potential carc...

New Health Drink—Coffe

...that coffee can prevent colon, liver and rectal cancer. The experts believe that maybe coffee reduces the amount of cholesterol, bile acid and natural sterol secretion in the colon, speeding up the passage of stool through the colon (and thus cutting exposure of the lining of the intestine to potential carc...

A Major Break Through in Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome

...ting a meal, a family of proteins act as switches to turn on cholesterol and fat (or lipid) production. This family of proteins is known as SREBPs, or sterol regulatory element binding proteins. Between meals, the production of cholesterol and lipids should be turned off, however, excess intake of foods, co...

Good Diet Can Be An Alternate To Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol

... David Jenkins and other researchers at the University of Toronto studied people who ate a diet high in viscous fibres, soy protein, almonds and plant sterol margarine -- all thought to help lower cholesterol, reported the health portal Health Day News. The participants, including 66 women and men, av...

Sterol Containing Pills, Good For The Heart

... sterol containing pills, a plant constituent, can help lo...chers at Washington University School of Medicine. sterol closely resembles cholesterol structure// and is c...at minimizes weight gain. However, for plant-based sterol to be absorbed, it should be a soluble state. ...

Try a consortia of cholesterol-lowering foods for best results

... a combination of cholesterol-lowering foods as soy protein, almonds, plant sterol margarines, oats and barley. //Since these may reduce cholesterol levels mo... A seven-day menu high in viscous fibres, soy protein, almonds and plant sterol margarine was administered to 66 people -- 31 men and 35 women with an aver...

Cholesterol can be lowered using combination of Soy Proteins and Sterols

...lth-conscious consumers who seek out approved claims on the products they purchase. However ADM says it has not tested the effect of a soy protein and sterol combination on cholesterol or other heart health markers so it is not yet clear how much extra benefit a product containing both ingredients could off...

Plant sterols found to be effective in Type 2 diabetic patients

...h included toast with margarine containing a plant sterol or a placebo powder. For 21 days, participants got...sts showed drops in "bad" LDL cholesterol with the sterol mix. The diabetes patients had a greater reduction...quarter (27%) for diabetic people who received the sterol spread. For those without diabetes, LDL dropped 15...

Fresh approach to TB treatment

...e were not thought to contain this drug target which is associated with the sterol bio-synthesis pathway. Laboratory tests have already shown that some o...titute of Biological Sciences at University of Wales Aberystwyth, said:“The sterol biosynthesis pathways are commonly found in fungi, animals and plants but t...
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