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Are high-cholesterol foods a killer? Is sugar really the villain? With so many diet plans and changing recommendations, it's hard to know what’s what anymore.

If you haven’t already added a healthy serving of nuts to your diet, then I hate to say it, but ... you're nuts. From prostate…

Back in 1985, researchers Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein won a Nobel Prize for proving a correlation between cholesterol levels and atherosclerosis, a primary culprit…

Statins are prescribed to nearly one-fourth of all American adults based on the outdated notion that lowering cholesterol levels is the way to prevent cardiovascular…

To eat the yolk, or not to eat the yolk, that is the question. We've heard for years to avoid foods that are high in…

If I had a dollar for every time I told patients to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds … well, you probably know…

Apples, shmapples. We know the avocado as that savory fruit that, like nuts, contains " healthy fat ." We smother and smush it onto bread…

When I was in my mid-twenties my cholesterol was through the roof. I was young and really had no idea just how much danger I…

The debate on the best diet to promote weight loss and cardiovascular health has been raging for decades, from Atkins, to the low-fat craze, to…

It's really easy to be confused these days about whether abundant cholesterol is a good thing, or a bad thing in your body. For over…

Recently, JAMA Neurology published a study that looked at the connection between cholesterol levels and Alzheimer's disease, and it got a lot of attention in…

This week, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published its Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk. This report has set the…

Last week, we all awoke to a sea-change in the way mainstream medicine approaches the prescribing of cholesterol drugs. It caught many of the "worried…