Bad cholesterol

New method could end fasting for cholesterol tests

For the study, the researchers compared the accuracy of the new LDL calculation method with the Friedewald method, developed in the late 1970s when patients fasted or did not fast.

Jan 03, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Heart patients should monitor cholesterol regularly to avoid another heart incident

Researchers found the risk of a patient having a secondary event or dying decreased in those who had a follow-up LDL test before a subsequent adverse outcome or before the end of their follow-up.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Consume almonds to eliminate bad cholesterol

According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, almonds may not only increase blood levels of HDL (good cholesterol), but also boost the transport of bad blood cholesterol to the liver.

Aug 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Low levels of good cholesterol means bad news for your heart health! – Read

The findings showed that for young individuals, under the age of 50, having abnormally low good cholesterol may increase the risk of heart attack than those with elevated bad cholesterol.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Facing high cholesterol? Chew on these foods!

Here are some foods that can help lower your cholesterol naturally.

Nov 10, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Aug 08, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

'Bad cholesterol not linked to elderly deaths'

The findings came after analyzing past studies involving more than 68,000 participants over 60 years of age.

Jun 27, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Five reasons you should stop eating bread!

Bread is low in essential nutrients when compared to other foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. 

May 25, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Find out how many eggs can you eat per week!

Eggs contain a large amount of proteins and other essential nutrients.

May 11, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

7 foods that cut cholesterol, heart attack risk naturally!

Bad lifestyle and less physical activity is one of the major reasons as to why cholesterol levels tend to go high.

Dec 01, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

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.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

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.

May 21, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

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.

May 09, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2014, 19:33 PM IST