Do you know your cholesterol ratio?
balance between the total cholesterol and the good cholesterol in your blood
stream is very important.
Why high blood
cholesterol is dangerous
fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with
water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that
are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues
to be used, stored or excreted.
Heart health with a handful of almonds
Are you looking for simple ways to improve your
heart health? Including a handful of almonds,
whether itís as a snack or sprinkled throughout your
day, may be one easy and satisfying way.
Are trans fats bad for you?
By now, most of you have heard of trans fatty acids,
or trans fats, in foods, and that they may not be
good for your cardiovascular system.
Exactly what are trans fats?
wine lowers cholesterol
If you enjoy sharing
a glass of a nice red wine with friends and family, you may be working on
reducing your cholesterol while you're relaxing. Scientists at the University of
California, Davis, think that a group of chemicals in red wine, called Saponins,
are linked to the ability to lower cholesterol.
lower your cholesterol
Lowering your bad
cholesterol may not be a difficult as you thing. With the National Heart
Foundation, we provide 14 easy ways to lower your bad cholesterol.