Archive for February 2019

OK, I’m convinced. But how do I go about getting more fiber?

As we proved in our last blog, there’s no doubt you should eat more fiber to help reduce bad, or LDL, cholesterol the natural way.  We’re not suggesting you eat 12 pounds of plants a day like your hunter-gatherer ancestors did! But you can increase your fiber intake, just by being smart about what you…

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What’s all the hype about fiber?

Here’s a story for you: Around 50 years ago, the English physician Dr. Denis Burkitt noticed that African bushmen seemed to be free of the ailments that plagued their “civilized” counterparts in the West. Those ailments included heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Dr. Burkitt, wanting to explain these differences, began studying earlier observations of…

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How does a “natural” cholesterol fighter work?

If you follow our blog, you’ve probably already read that Cholesterade® owes its effectiveness to organic Acacia fiber, which the body stores in layers that release into the GI tract at different times during the day to best utilize the formula. But you may still be wondering—what makes Acacia fiber so great? Let’s start with…

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You don’t have to suffer from statin side effects

There are several options to relieve the side effects of the statins you’re taking to treat high cholesterol levels. Your doctor may suggest: Taking a brief break from statin therapy. Switching to another statin drug. Changing your dose. Taking it easy when exercising. Considering non-statin cholesterol-lowering medications. Trying coenzyme Q10 supplements What your physician may…

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