Although watermelons are a frequent fixture in summertime picnic baskets, the fruit can be enjoyed all year long. Furthermore, new research from the University of Kentucky suggests that watermelon juice may support healthy levels of cholesterol.
Many people are aware that fruits and vegetables help promote good nutrition and a balanced diet. Now, the findings of a recent study that was conducted by researchers at Florida State University indicate that consuming one apple daily may help individuals balance their levels of cholesterol and eat less.
Many grocery stores and pharmacies are lined with products that claim to treat all sorts of conditions.
As individuals age they become more prone to muscle loss, also known as atrophy, as well as a slew of metabolic issues, including blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglyceride imbalances.
High-density lipoproteins (HDL), also known as good cholesterol, have mainly been studied in their synthetic form. Now, research that was published in the journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, explains how isolated human HDL may boost health and protect an individual against cardiovascular disease. The study results showed that one component of HDL, the protein apolipoprotein (A-I), holds most of the cholesterol's anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative powers.
Individuals who are concerned with maintaining good heart health and cholesterol levels may consume too much red wine or sea salt due to misconceptions about the benefits of these products, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
A long-term University of Minnesota study has found that lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad," cholesterol levels can increase life expectancy. The findings stem from the Program on Surgical Control of the Hyperlipidemias (POSCH) randomized controlled trial that began in 1975. Researchers evaluated 838 heart attack survivors between the ages of 38 and 60.
A high cholesterol intake may be linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, according to researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center.
Having high levels of HDL or "good" cholesterol could reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by up to 60 percent, CBS News reports.
Most people know that it’s important to keep one’s cholesterol level low. However, a recent study conducted at the Joslin Diabetes Center has indicated that diabetics may suffer from deficiencies related to lower-than-normal cholesterol in the brain, according to PrivateMD.com.