Dieting To Control Cholesterol Health News

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7/17/2017
A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

6/15/2017
Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol

Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

3/8/2017
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

2/27/2017
What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

1/4/2017
Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss

U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

12/31/2016
Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/1/2016
Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?

People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

6/29/2016
Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

6/21/2016
Most Americans Are Eating Better

But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

4/7/2016
A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

1/5/2016
Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

11/2/2015
Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives

Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

3/12/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

1/20/2014
No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study

Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

12/30/2013
Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests

7/9/2013
Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects

However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

3/4/2013
Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease

Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

2/28/2013
Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out

Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

2/26/2013
Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart

It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

12/3/2012
Healthy Diet May Prevent Additional Heart Trouble

Study found patients who ate more vegetables, fruits and fish lowered their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke

11/17/2012
Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving

Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

10/31/2012
Junk Food Hurts Your Arteries, But Healthy Meal Might Help

Veggie and salmon fare encourages blood flow, but sausage, egg and cheese meal restricts it, study finds

10/16/2012
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use

CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

9/29/2012
Heart Disease Deaths in Europe Dropping: Report

But researchers say obesity, diabetes could threaten progress made

8/29/2012
Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives

Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

7/23/2012
Doctors Spar Over Cholesterol Screening in Kids

Some question supporting evidence and drug-industry ties, but others say guidelines benefit certain children

3/30/2012
Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids

Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

2/13/2012
Mediterranean Diet Might Be Healthier for Brain

Study found less damage to small blood vessels in people who ate certain foods

12/27/2011
Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories

Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

12/2/2011
Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

11/15/2011
Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise in Early Research

If proven, it could cut bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol, but more study needed

8/29/2011
Health Tip: Why Do I Have High Cholesterol?

Factors that raise your risk

8/23/2011
Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

8/5/2011
Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men

Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

6/6/2011
Heart-Healthy DASH Diet May Help Teen Girls Stay Slim

Study found those who most closely followed eating plan showed least gains in body mass index

4/12/2011
An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away

Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found

12/28/2010
For Cholesterol Control, Experts Urge More Than Meds

Without lifestyle changes too, people remain susceptible to chronic health problems

11/17/2010
Experimental Drug Raises Good Cholesterol Levels in Early Trial

Results need to be confirmed in larger studies, experts note

11/1/2010
Adding Monounsaturated Fats to Diet May Boost Heart Health

Study found evidence of higher 'good' cholesterol levels and decreased 'bad' levels

6/15/2010
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function

Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

6/14/2010
Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks

Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

1/21/2010
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol

Obese, overweight at greatest risk for heart disease as adults, CDC report notes

1/15/2010
From Risky Health Status to a Better Life

Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster

12/17/2009
Could Omega-3s Boost Blood Fat Levels?

Study finds short-term effect may not be beneficial

11/17/2009
Incidence of High Cholesterol Drops in U.S.

Down by 30 percent, but those with high levels often don't know it, study finds

8/11/2009
Mediterranean Diet Plus Exercise Lowers Alzheimer's Risk

Older adults who ate healthy and remained active were protected, study finds

7/14/2009
Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age

New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective

6/15/2009
A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins?

Red yeast rice does well in small trial, but there are potential risks

6/8/2009
'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds

Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol