New Delhi: With a strong smell and bitter taste, fenugreek (methi) seeds are widely used as a herb, spice and vegetable in the Indian kitchen. Belonging to the family of Fabaceae, it is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop.
With holiday season round the corner, it is easy to delve into foods which are high in cholesterol, increases the risk of high blood pressure and have poor circulation, which are 3 major factors that affect overall heart health.
By mapping the structure of a key enzyme involved in cholesterol production, researchers have gained new insights into genetic disorders as well as the possibility of new approaches to lowering blood cholesterol when it becomes dangerously high.
New Delhi: White tea has been quite popular in China and has recently become popular in other parts of the world including India. It is made from immature tea leaves that are picked just before the buds have fully opened.
For those suffering from pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs, here's some good news. A new study demonstrates that protein in "good" cholesterol may treat the affliction.
Niacin, a common cholesterol drug for 50 years, should no longer be prescribed owing to potential increased risk of death, dangerous side effects and no benefit in reducing heart attacks and strokes, researchers said.