Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Drug that Cures Diabetes Could Lower Cholesterol Levels: New Study

How would you feel if one medicine meant to cure one disease cures another as well? A new study by German and Dutch scientists has asserted that diabetic drug “Metformin” not only cures diabetes, but also reduces LDL cholesterol that is firmly believed to endorse cardiovascular diseases by triggering atherosclerosis. The study was performed by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen ...

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4 Eggs Per Week Good But More Harmful: New study

Egg farms will be cheerful to the latest news that at least 4 eggs a week in your diet would reduce the risk of diabetes, contrary to long-held belief that the cholesterol-rich egg is an anamoly to healthy life. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland were equally surprised when their finding showed that eggs could reduce the risk developing ...

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Stroke Signs Different in Women, Many Ignore Them, Warn Experts

When it comes to women, rarely do they notice any symptoms of an impending stroke and if it strikes, they refuse to undergo proper rehab and suffer nervous damage and depression often, say experts. In a survey of 1,000 women by Ohio State University, half of those questioned revealed that they never bothered to know what problems women they face ...

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One egg daily keeps sugar level low for diabetics, How ?

Reversing long-held belief that egg consumption is not good due to its fat and high cholesterol content, new research shows that egg consumption could reduce the risk of Type-2 diabetes mainly due to its glucose metabolism and low grade inflammation. The study, published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that men who ate approximately four eggs per week had ...

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Almonds in daily snack decreases belly fat faster: study

Almonds are known for their rich Vitamin properties, heralded as effective cure to heart diseases and now scientists have pushed it ahead as another remedy to reduce belly fat faster. Adding a daily snack of 1.5 ounces or 42 grams of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin, as part of an overall healthy diet, reduced the risk factor of heart disease ...

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost your sex life too

New York, March 30: Those who take cholesterol-lowering statins to keep their heart health in shape can further chill as statins have now been linked with a significant improvement in erectile function. “For men with erectile dysfunction who need statins to control cholesterol, this may be an extra benefit,” said John B. Kostis from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical ...

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