Posts by Rodrigo Mendez

Mythbusters: The biggest cholesterol myths you never knew

Whenever your thoughts wander from that salad bowl in front of you to a mouth-watering, super tasty triple cheeseburger, resist the temptation. Remind yourself that you need to keep your cholesterol in check, or you’ll die of a heart attack or something similar. Although this thinking will keep you on the healthy side of the…

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The Dangers of Statins: What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

When it comes to the good, the bad, and the ugly of cholesterol what you should know is that there are two kinds: “good cholesterol” and “bad cholesterol.”  Whether cholesterol is going to be labeled “good,” or “bad” depends on the type of lipoproteins in your blood that carries cholesterol to your cells. LDL Cholesterol vs.…

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Five Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol can be a genetically conditioned health disorder or a result of the type of lifestyle you lead. With increased cholesterol levels, your heart is at risk of heart disease and heart attacks. The best first step to regulating it is a few lifestyle changes. Here are five things you should start practicing as…

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