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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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Are you at risk of developing statin side effects?

It’s unclear what causes statin side effects, especially muscle pain. The Mayo Clinic suggests that statins may affect not only your liver’s production of cholesterol but also several enzymes in muscle cells that are responsible for muscle growth, and that the effects of statins on these cells may be the cause of muscle aches. Not…

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Your doctor doesn’t warn you about the side effects, but we will.

Your physician prescribes statins – Lipitor, Lescol, Crestor, Zocor, or another brand or its generic form – to lower your total cholesterol and thus your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Often, he or she will remind you of the need for annual blood tests to determine any effect the drug is having on…

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It’s your life, so you’re allowed to question your doctor.

Your checkup last year revealed a high level of LDL cholesterol, and so to minimize this “bad” cholesterol and encourage the HDL – good – kind, your doctor prescribed a statin. Now you’re taking Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, or any of a variety of generic statin drugs. And your cholesterol is showing better numbers. Problem is,…

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Cholesterade® – The Year in Review

In our 2017 “Year in Review” I was proud to report that shares in Leone Asset Management had appreciated 3000% from .01c per share to .30c. In 2018, I am equally as proud to report that our shares appreciated from .30c to a high of $2.45 per share, while closing the year at $1.09 a…

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Three Ways to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check During Thanksgiving

High cholesterol is usually one of those things we all know a little about, but rarely anyone pays enough attention to.  Unfortunately, when overlooked, ignored or dismissed, high cholesterol can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and even death. The good news is that high cholesterol can be reduced (and kept under control) by making a…

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Four On-The-Go Snacks to Help Lower Blood Glucose and Cholesterol

This fast-paced lifestyle we’re leading contains considerable amounts of stress and unhealthy decisions. With so much information, responsibilities, and details that we have to think about, it’s no wonder we don’t always make the healthiest choices. Spending superhuman amounts of energy to accomplish everything expected of us, both our body and mind suffer. High blood…

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