cholesterol

The data come from the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) trial, which gave us the DASH diet. The DASH diet begins with a reduction of sodium; it was, after all, designed to reduce hypertension.

There are two kinds of cholesterol, HDL (the "good" kind) and LDL (the "bad" kind).

If lowering the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) helps your cardiovascular health than medications that lower LDL to a greater degree should afford your “better health.” That is certainly the thinking behind Repatha and an older study of the comb

Cholesterol levels in the blood are widely acknowledged indicators of heart disease risk.

We've described research indicating that the cholesterol content of egg yolks shouldn't prevent most people from gaining the nutritional benefits that eggs can provide (see here, for

Some new controversy has been cooked up recently about eggs - which is a bit hard to unscramble (ok, ok - that's enough.) 

A recent study on how olive oil affects HDL and LDL (good and bad cholesterol in your body) has us wondering.. Is all cholesterol created equal?

If you have high cholesterol, you are probably familiar with a group of cholesterol lowering medications called “statins” commonly known by brand names like Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor etc.

Democratic Presidential contender Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail after the 68-year-old had rested at her home in Chappaqua, New York for a few days last week following what appeared to be a 'dizzy' spell during a visit to the N

shutterstock_211260655 Artery blocked by atherosclerotic plaque via Shu