Indian researchers cook up low-fat ghee

Scientists in India have developed a low-fat version of ghee that cuts the cholesterol content by 85 percent in a move that could give a much-needed boost to fitness levels, a senior researcher said Thursday.

Trans fats banned in US: How bad are they? Should India follow suit?

The US Food and Drug Administration's directive to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods can act as an eye-opener for millions of Indians, considering the adverse affects that it has on the human health.

Obesity can cause heart attack

People with obesity and bad cholesterol levels are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than people who do not suffer from it, says a study.

New broccoli variety cuts cholesterol

Including a new broccoli variety in the diet could significantly improve your heart health as it reduces levels of "bad cholesterol" in blood by around six percent, says a study.

Daily avocado cuts heart disease risk

Adding an avocado to your daily diet helps lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a study says.

Omega-6 fatty acids help you get rid of 'bad' cholesterol

A new research has revealed that "bad" LDL cholesterol can be lowered by supplementing the diet with omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Canola oil holds promise for people with type-2 diabetes

hose on food prepared with canola oil, take heart. New research suggests that those on a canola diet experienced both a reduction in blood glucose levels and a significant reduction in LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

A new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.

Bad cholesterol can help cancer spread, scientists warn

Cholesterol is not just bad for your heart. According to an alarming research, “bad” cholesterol helps cancer spread around the body.

Why red wine is beneficial for health

Researchers now identified one of the molecular pathways that resveratrol - component of grapes and red wine - uses to reduce "bad cholesterol," heart disease and some types of cancer.

Three ways to lower your bad cholesterol (LDL)

It is said that a heart-healthy lifestyle can help you keep your cholesterol levels normal and healthy. And this includes- a healthy diet, exercise, not smoking, maintaining a good weight, etc.

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils daily can reduce bad cholesterol

A new study has revealed that eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce "bad cholesterol".

How to manage your cholesterol

Excess bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease or stroke, so take into account a few steps to manage your cholesterol levels.

Eat strawberries to lower bad cholesterol

A rich source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, strawberries offer a range of health benefits.

How dark chocolate and red wine are good for your heart

A new study has revealed red wine and dark chocolate not only taste great, but also have heart-healthy components.

New method to treat bad cholesterol effectively

Those worried over how to reduce bad cholesterol for a healthy cardiovascular life, here comes a new and effective strategy for cholesterol treatment.

High `good` and low `bad` cholesterol levels are healthy for the brain too!

Researchers have said that high levels of "good" cholesterol and low levels of "bad" cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain - a hallmark of Alzheimer`s disease.

How `good cholesterol` can help stop inflammation

A team of researchers has identified a central switch by which High-density lipoprotein (HDL), known colloquially as "good cholesterol", controls the inflammatory response.

How `bad cholesterol` ups risk of Alzheimer`s and heart disease

High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer`s disease and heart disease, but it has been unclear exactly how cholesterol damages the brain to promote Alzheimer`s disease and blood vessels to promote atherosclerosis.

Statins alternative cuts `bad cholesterol` by up to 66%

The drug, called AMG 145, is currently only being tested in an injectable form.