Category: Cholesterol

Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Cholesterol is not exactly a barn-burner of a topic, but it is one of the reasons why so many people make that first phone call to us AFTER their physician tells them their levels are high. And that’s a result almost always because an upward change in one’s weight results in an upward change [Read more...]

Obesity-Cholesterol-Alzheimer’s Connection

As obesity numbers rise, so do the numbers of those with high cholesterol. Roughly one quarter of the cholesterol in our bodies resides in our brains. Researchers have found that patients with high levels of “bad” cholesterol in their blood tended to have more harmful tangles of protein inside their brain cells.  [Read more...]

High Fat Fast Foods Fast To Your Blood

So, have you always thought there’s an exception when it comes to indulging in “just one” fatty meal? Experts have known for years that long-term consumption of junk food clogs arteries, but a few years ago a study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology indicated that damage to the arteries actually occurs [Read more...]