Archive for March 2019

Cook your way to lower LDL cholesterol

We’re not going to pretend that just eating the right foods will magically solve your “bad” cholesterol problem.  But combined with a supplement (we love Cholesterade®, but you may be taking a statin drug), everyday foods that are naturally rich in fiber, like beans and brown rice, are an excellent way to help lower your…

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You can cook your way to lower cholesterol, too

Let’s look more closely at those tips we gave you for controlling your LDL cholesterol levels. The right foods can work hand-in-hand with Cholesterade® to lower those “bad” levels. Limit your intake of foods full of saturated fats, trans fats, and dietary cholesterol. Saturated fat is found in butter, fatty flesh like red meat, full-fat…

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How does cholesterol contribute to heart attacks?

We know that LDL cholesterol is bad for us, and that it can contribute to a heart attack.  But why? Because high blood levels of cholesterol encourage the formation and growth of vascular plaques, and those plaques put you at risk for heart attack and stroke. So can we reduce plaque buildup?  In a way,…

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