Results for "Cholesterol"

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The Skinny on Dietary Fats: The Best and Worst for Your Health
When you hear the word “fat,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many people, it might bring up thoughts of greasy fast food or poor health. Sadly,...
May 05
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Conquering Cholesterol: Tips for a Heart-Healthy Diet
You may have a lot of goals when you eat. You may tailor your diet to lose or gain weight, put on muscle, fuel up for a workout, avoid an allergy, limit...
September 11
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What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean and How They Impact Your Health
If you’re 20 years old or older, your doctor has probably recommended that you have your blood tested to check your cholesterol.  When you look at your...
August 30
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The Big Differences Between Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure
Our hearts beat about 100,000 times each day (maybe more if you enjoy horror movies). Despite being extremely complex, our hearts are exceptionally reliable....
March 23
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What an Expert Wants You to Know About At-Home Health Tests
These days, if you don’t want to go to a lab to leave a urine sample or have blood drawn, you don’t have to. You can test yourself at home for a wide range...
October 29
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Heart Disease, Stroke and Peripheral Artery Disease: What’s the Link?
Inside your body, a similar problem can strike in different areas. Heart disease affects your heart. Stroke affects your brain. And peripheral artery disease...
June 14
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How Statins Lower Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart
It’s likely you’ve had your cholesterol levels checked, probably many times. They are an important health marker—high cholesterol levels put you at risk...
March 10
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Are Eggs Everything They’re Cracked Up to Be?
What came first, the chicken or the egg? While this controversy seems to have been answered by scientists (a proto-chicken), eggs still seem to be quite...
August 29
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Should You Be Worried About an Aneurysm?
You may think the quickest way to someone’s heart is through chocolates and flowers, but it’s actually through their arteries. All jokes aside, your arteries...
May 22
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Cooking with Oils: What You Need to Know
Whether making salad dressings and marinades or baking and frying, you’re bound to need oil for your recipe. But with more than 20 options available these...
May 18