Lowering Cholesterol Without Statins

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By Matt Stone One of the biggest health wars being fought in the world today is against the rise of what is considered “worsening” blood lipid profiles.  The major risk factors associated with heart disease and diabetes are high blood pressure, high levels of inflammatory markers like CRP, low HDL “good cholesterol,” high LDL “bad cholesterol,” high...

What Are the Causes of Heart Disease and Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?

Oh god, my hands are trembling just t-t-t-t-t-typing the word “cholesterol.” It’s so scary. It is one of the definitive words of an aging, hospital-ridden, overweight baby boomer. It’s a symbol of having choked down one-too many ribeyes and a few too many plates of bacon and eggs(because the causes of heart disease and cholesterol all involve our favorite foods). Cholesterol is without a doubt a...

Lower Triglycerides Through Diet

Having high levels of triglycerides appears to be one of the leading risk factors for heart disease. An even better indicator is looking at a ratio of triglycerides to HDL cholesterol. A ratio of 3:1 or higher tells us far more about a person’s risk of developing heart disease than any other diagnostic lab value. The higher the triglycerides, the higher the value, and the higher the...