Posts Tagged ‘high cholesterol’

The favorite meal can be harmful to your health

According to Dr. Oz you can lower your risk of heart disease by revising three prime meals – pizza, sub sandwiches and burger meals from the drive-thru restaurant. These three high calorie, high fat meals are the worst meals craved by the average person, especially men. Pizza ranks as the worst offender resulting in clogging

Control Blood Glucose and You Control Diabetes

An estimated 39.7 mil people are living in the USA with diabetes and an estimated 50% of those with diabetes are undiagnosed. Are you one of those who has not been diagnosed with diabetes? How many of the current readers of this blog suffer from type 2 diabetes or at a bare minimum, your blood

Heart Attacks caused by Shoveling Snow

The Heart Health Tip for the Day. How many heart attacks are happening due to shoveling snow during the current winter snow season? The odds are that there are too many. A blockage of the arteries by plaque is a major problem increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Have your heart checked by

Bypass Surgery in 1995

It is hard to believe that 20 years has passed since my quadruple bypass. Normally, individuals will have a heart issue within 10 years. I have had none in 20 years.  Why?  I attribute it to a diet consisting of low to zero saturated fat, an exercise program and supplements provided by Unicity International. What

Are You at High Risk for Diabetes?

Are you concerned about diabetes or excess weight? Generally these two health factors are related. Increase your weight and the risk of diabetes increases. Lower your weight and the risk of diabetes is decreased. Control your blood sugar along with your diet and exercise and the problem with excess weight gain goes away. Consuming excess

Lower Your High Cholesterol

There are many reasons for high cholesterol. It can be caused by: 1. lack of proper levels of soluble dietary fiber 2. family genetics 3. eating foods high in saturated fat 4. all of the above. The FDA has recognized the importance of fiber in this medical problem and specifies that it be listed on

What is Cholesterol

A waxy substance, referred to as cholesterol, is released into the blood stream by the liver. Cholesterol is used by the body to develop hormones and cell membranes, convert Vitamin D in the skin and aid in digestion. Cholesterol is measured in terms of lipoproteins – low density proteins (LDL) and high density proteins (HDL).