Tag Archives: cholesterol

Ketogenic Diet for Newbies

It seems like the latest craze in dieting is the ketogenic diet.One thing's for certain, this diet goes against everything you've ever learned about food and nutrition. What makes the ketogenic diet so different? The answer is simple really, the ketogenic diet flips the food pyramid on it it's head and eliminates an entire food…
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What is Cholesterol?

"Cholesterol is bad", "Keep your cholesterol low"...we all heard this right? But what is cholesterol? Why is it bad? And especially, is it always bad?

Cholesterol is a blood fat that is produced mostly by our body and in small part by the foods that we eat, and is responsible for several important functions in the body. [...]

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How to Increase Good Cholesterol (HDL Cholesterol)

Alright, it's time to learn how to increase good cholesterol (officially called HDL cholesterol), with the purpose of decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke.

If you have browsed this site and read about cholesterol (or if you have even just a bit of knowledge), you know that cholesterol can be divided into two types:

  • LDL or bad cholesterol
  • HDL or good cholesterol


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How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

After all the bad things we hear about it, it's time to learn how to lower cholesterol. And it is especially important to know that we can do it naturally.

There are two ways that cholesterol is produced:

  • Naturally by our body
  • Because of diet

There is very little we can do to fix the first cause, but there is lots that we can do to lower cholesterol levels through diet, exercise and lifestyle. [...]

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