Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Acupuncture, High Cholesterol & High Triglycerides

One of the most prominent health concerns in America today is high cholesterol. Much of the public understands high cholesterol and high triglycerides as being a cardiovascular disorder, or a health concern due to heart and blood vessel troubles. In fact, this is actually a disorder of the body’s ability to properly breakdown and digest,… Read More »

Lower Cholesterol the Natural Way With Wheatgrass

It is estimated that by 45 years 90% of humans are obese and have a negative lipid profile. Medicines for obesity and cholesterol are few and have terrible side effects. Side effects have forced the decrease in prescriptions of statin drugs. Hence increasingly Dieticians are looking closely at Home remedies and herbal method of cholesterol… Read More »

Acai Berry – The Connection Between Weightloss and Lowering Cholesterol Levels

The Acai berry grows in the plains of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil and has fruits the size of a blueberry. Since the Acai berry fruit is perishable no western research was possible before the previous decade. But since this research was featured in many TV shows and news including The Oprah Winfrey Show the… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Niacin to Lower Cholesterol

Niacin, fully known as Nicotinic acid, is a drug that is used to treat patients who have high cholesterol levels; it helps lower and maintain normal range of cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease and other ailments. Niacin also known as vitamin B3 comes in different forms and various types are available… Read More »

Alternative, Complementary And Natural Treatments For High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a substance similar to fat found in the bloodstream. The liver and various cells in the body produce cholesterol. Certain foods, for example eggs, meat and dairy products, contain cholesterol as well. Cholesterol allows the body to manufacture Vitamin D, hormones and bile, acids used in the digestion of fat. Generally, people are… Read More »

How Ayurveda Can Regulate Cholesterol

Understanding cholesterol Cholesterol is one of the essential components for a healthy life. It is the structural component that is required to make cell membranes, vitamin D, hormones, and substances that help in digestion. This waxy stuff is found in all cells. Trouble starts when the level of cholesterol increases more than the normal range… Read More »

Are Guggul and Red Yeast Rice a Safe and Effective Natural Remedy For High Cholesterol?

The natural nutrients guggul and red yeast rice have been used for hundreds of years in the worlds oldest healing traditions, Ayurvedic medicine of India and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Red yeast rice, used since the 7th century A.D. in China , is actually a cooked rice by-product which has been dried, and then used… Read More »

How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally – Using Bioflavonoid

Although bioflavonoids are not true vitamins in the strictest sense, they are sometimes referred to as vitamin P. Bioflavonoids are essential for the absorption of vitamin C, and the two should be taken together. There are many different bioflavonoids, including citrin, eriodictyol, flavones, hesperetin, hesperidin, quercetin, quercetrin, and rutin. The human body cannot produce bioflavonoids,… Read More »