13 Items Tagged

cholesterol

What You Need To Know About The Foods That Prevent Heart Disease

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...

Dr. Jennifer Haythe
April 18 2016

Science Suggests This High-Calorie Food Won't Actually Make You Gain Weight

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 cancer to memory loss ,...

Emi Boscamp
November 24 2015

10 Foods With Serious Fiber

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

Laura L. Rokosz
August 23 2015

Why You Should Be Very Wary Of Statins

Statins are prescribed to nearly one-fourth of all American adults based on the outdated notion that lowering cholesterol levels is the way to prevent...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
July 5 2015

US Nutrition Panel Says Cholesterol Isn't Bad (But Sugar Still Is)

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 cholesterol — like eggs — because...

Emi Boscamp
February 19 2015

10 Reasons To Eat Way More Nuts & Seeds

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

Joel Kahn, M.D.
January 30 2015

An Avocado A Day Could Actually Keep The Doctor Away

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

Emi Boscamp
January 8 2015

3 Foods That Helped Me Reduce My Cholesterol

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 was in until my doctor...

Adam Hart
October 4 2014

Want To Lose Weight? New Study Says To Cut Carbs

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 vegan...

September 2 2014

Actually, You DO Need To Worry About Cholesterol: A Cardiologist Explains

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 30 years heart...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 1 2014

Cholesterol Leads to Alzheimer's? Nonsense!

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

Dr. David Perlmutter
January 15 2014

What The New Statin Guidelines Mean For You

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

Dr. David Perlmutter
November 19 2013

Everything You Need To Know About The New Cholesterol Guidelines

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...

Dr. Ronald Hoffman
November 15 2013