An apple a day keeps cholesterol away

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 19:41

It`s said an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Now, scientists say there is some truth in the old adage as they found the fruit helps cut cholesterol levels and lose weight significantly.

5 Ways to keep cholesterol in check

Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 17:34

Lowering cholesterol is one of the most imperative things to do to promote overall heart health.

LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2011, 15:14

LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL

Work on reducing your cholesterol. This can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke even when your level is not high. Exercise to reduce weight.

‘Bad’ cholesterol is actually ‘good’

Last Updated: Friday, May 06, 2011, 14:15

LDL is referred to as bad cholesterol because it tends to build up in the walls of arteries.

Tomatoes `good for heart`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 13:12

A new study says that eating tomatoes daily could help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, thus keeping heart disease at bay.

Cooked tomatoes can reduce cholesterol like statins

Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 19:25

Tomatoes contain high levels of a powerful anti-oxidant, lycopene, which helps lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

SLOW DOWN ON THE JUNK

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 15:45

SLOW DOWN ON THE JUNK

Research shows that eating too many high-fat-foods contributes to high blood-cholesterol levels, which can cause hardening of the arteries, coronary heart disease and stroke.

Ultra-bad cholesterol that ups heart disease discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 17:45

The fatty material is stickier than the common form of LDL making it more likely to attach to artery walls.

Blueberry found to lower cholesterol

Last Updated: Thursday, June 02, 2011, 22:19

Lab hamsters fed with rations spiked with blueberry peels and leftovers from the berry`s juice had better cholesterol health than normal counterparts.

Olive oil helps keep cholesterol levels in check

Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 19:10

Olive oil helps keep cholesterol levels in check and controls the blood sugar. Drizzle some on top of a vegetable salad or dip a slice of whole-grain bread in some and eat as a snack.

Eggs lower in cholesterol than believed

Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 12:54

Eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously thought, according to new nutrition data.

Laughter affects the body like exercise

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 11:34

Laughing not only enhances a positive mood, but lowers stress hormones, increases immune activity, and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, similar to moderate exercise.