Butter may be a delicious cooking ingredient but it also comes with some stark health risks.
A set of guidelines that influence how doctors treat patients with high cholesterol suggests keeping close tabs on levels of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, and including more factors in their assessment of heart disease risk.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Katherine Patton MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, answers this one about cholesterol.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
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Most parents probably don’t think that high blood cholesterol levels could be a problem for their children. But elevated cholesterol levels in kids can contribute to heart disease and stroke in adulthood.
Food contains cholesterol, yes. But here is why you no longer need to worry about high-cholesterol foods.
Have you ever wondered about the health benefits of seeds? Dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic, RD, says people don’t realize certain seeds have a variety of health benefits. Hemp seeds, for example, can be a great source of vitamin E. “Vitamin E is an antioxidant in our body,” says Jamieson-Petonic. “It helps to reduce these free-radicals — these … Read More