Tag: Cholesterol

Your guide to Amaranth, a magical food that combines benefits of fasting and nutrition

Amaranth is gluten-free and high in protein, fibre, micronutrients, and antioxidants. Amaranth can also be consumed when you are fasting. Here is why you should consume Amaranth daily.

  • Monday, 07 November 2022
Managing cholesterol might help reduce Alzheimer's risk, say researchers

New York: Researchers have claimed that managing cholesterol might help reduce Alzheimer’s risk including one of Indian-origin, who identified a genetic link between the progressive brain disorder and heart disease. Examining DNA from more than 1.5 million people, the study showed that risk factors for heart disease such as elevated triglyceride and cholesterol levels (HDL, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels: Study

New York: Increased levels of lead and mercury in the blood could raise bad cholesterol levels, known to damage arteries, and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a preliminary research. The findings by researchers from the Jacobi Medical Center in New York City showed that people with a high level of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Seed oils better for lowering cholesterol: Study

London: Oils obtained from seeds such as sunflower, rapeseed, safflower and flaxseed could be more beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol, known to damage arteries, and increase the risk of heart diseases and strokes, new research claims. Many of the previous studies have established that mono- and polyunsaturated fats are better for blood lipids than saturated […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Here's how you can avoid obesity in later life

London: If you want to stay away from obesity in later life, then start eating more plant-based foods as researchers say consumption of even mild vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of obesity in long term. A study showed that people with higher scores on the plant-based diet index had a lower body mass index […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Make your evening snack delicious, healthy

New Delhi: In today’s fast-paced world and lifestyle, snacking has become an integral part of the daily diet. But most snacks consumed today skew toward prepackaged and processed foods, that only add calories, but very little of anything else hence it is important to provide healthy yet tasty alternatives that is changing the quick snack […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Diet with fatty fish can cut heart disease risk

London: Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particles, also known as good cholesterol, in people with impaired glucose metabolism. Morever, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Good cholesterol may up gastro, pneumonia risk: Study

London: While bad cholesterol has been blamed for increasing risk of heart disease, variations in the good cholesterol levels may also lead to infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia, according to a study. Individuals with very low high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol had a 75 per cent higher risk of infectious disease, whereas the risk […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Statins may help prevent scar tissue in eyes: Study

London: Statin medication — commonly used to lower cholesterol levels — could also help prevent formation of scar tissue inside the eye, suggests a study. Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina separates from the layer underneath and may be described as a curtain over part of the field of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Eat soy, nuts, pulses daily for healthy heart

Toronto: Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins like meat and milk products with plant proteins such as soy, nuts and pulses daily could reduce main cholesterol markers and prevent your risk of heart disease and stroke, finds a study. The findings showed that one to two servings of plant proteins every day could […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Reusing oil to fry food increases trans fats, causes heart diseases (Sept 29 is World Heart Day)

New Delhi: Emphasising that India’s heart disease epidemic increased due to dietary patterns, doctors on Friday urged people to avoid reusing any oil for frying food products as it increases the proportion of trans fats, major source of heart diseases. According to the doctors, including from AIIMS, fats in food items are of four types […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Healthy lifestyle key to smarter brain in old age: Study

New York: Want to stay smart even in your advanced years? Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from childhood may be the key as it can help in reducing the risk of developing cognitive decline as one ages, according to a new advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA). Increase in levels of blood pressure, cholesterol and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Statins can prevent development of neurological disorder: Study

London: Besides treating heart disease, cholesterol-lowering drugs statins can also be used to prevent the development of a neurodegenerative disease, finds a study. According to the study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) researchers, high cholesterol has been found to be a possible risk factor for the development of motor neurone disease (MND) — […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Say no to cheese omelettes for healthier heart

New York: Do you savour cheese omelettes? If so, think again as consuming more eggs and dietary cholesterol may up the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death from any cause, researchers have warned. The study suggests that egg yolks are one of the richest sources of dietary cholesterol among all commonly consumed foods. One […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Drugs show promise in stroke, dementia prevention

London: Two drugs, in use for treating heart disease and angina, have shown promise in an early trial in preventing stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain. The drugs — cilostazol and isosorbide mononitrate — were tested in a group of patients in Britain. The results published in the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021