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It generally takes at least three months to lower cholesterol and you'll need to maintain a healthy lifestyle afterward for any change to stick.
The small study showed the apples were superior to an apple-juice drink, likely due to their fiber content.
"Bad" cholesterol means LDL (low-density lipoprotein), and having too much can clot arteries and lead to heart problems.
A simple ‘polypill’ taken every day can cut the risk of heart attack in half, but some doctors are still hesitant to recommend it
New research shows the pill can benefit heart health, especially when taken regularly. Some health experts oppose the one-size-fits all solution.
There’s more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers
The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.
Singapore is banning food made with partially hydrogenated oil – here’s what trans fat really does to your body
There are absolutely no known medical benefits. Instead, they are known to kill.
If you choose white meat over dark for health reasons, new research suggests you’re making a mistake
A new study found that even white meat protein sources can increase a person's "bad" cholesterol levels.
A Silicon Valley startup just launched a DNA-based health test that could be a big competitor to 23andMe
A new genetic test looks at your risk of diseases like cancer and high cholesterol. Unlike 23andMe's test, it includes genetic counseling and full sequencing.
Some health tests are recommended for people in their 20s, including those that check for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cervical cancer.
Nutrition researchers say eating full-fat cheese may not be as bad for your cholesterol as once thought, and that unlike butter, eating cheese could even help protect your heart, because of the special cheese matrix: the distinct way that protein and calcium are arranged in cheese.