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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

10 Foods With Serious Fiber

To help hit those numbers and achieve healthy cholesterol levels, here are ten fiber-filled items to add to your daily diet.

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Statins are prescribed to nearly one-fourth of all American adults based on the outdated notion that lowering cholesterol levels is the way to prevent...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

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

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

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...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
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...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
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 "worried...

Ronald Hoffman, M.D.
November 15 2013