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honey and cinnamon for cholesterol lowering

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt: Although, it is a popular belief that cinnamon helps lower cholesterol, i've yet to see a single patient in my practice who had success with this trea ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience Endocrinology
The : The main effect is on blood sugar and it is modest. I have a blog post on this with references. See below.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Both taste great: They have a lot of minor medical uses but there are better choices for anything they claim to treat.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I'm afraid so: "today’s science has found that mixing honey and cinnamon cures most diseases". If this were the case, the leaders of the nations with the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Adjunct only: Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being very good for EVERYTHING. This is perhaps okay because the stuff is safe, but you'd be reading uncritically i ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Nope!: It's a waste of money just like all other otc pills and supplements. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Check w/your ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mustard oil: There is no good scientific evidence that mustard oil has ANY beneficial effects. There are toxic effects in high dose to the heart.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Borscht: Researchers have found that drinking a glass of beet juice can reduce blood pressure.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Never heard of that: but it is tasty.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No they're not: Hi. And don't forget, taking your blood pressure medicines and keeping your blood pressure controlled is GOOD for people with high blood pressure!
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: They're the best!
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Of course: Acai berry supplements are all about marketing, without any real science. Health doesn't come out of a pill bottle. Why not spend the money on a pair ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No : Fully 1/4 of honey nut cheerios is refined sugar. It will raise your sugar and is neutral regarding your cholesterol. If you want to meaningfully impr ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No effect.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Maybe...: Paprika is an anti-inflammatory. As such it may help to attenuate the underlying defect of type 2 dm, cellular Insulin resistance. Since hypertension ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Eat healthy/Exercise: Do not get into any of the stuff you are talking about. Go after the proven interventions. Eat low fat -plant based diet and exercise daily. These int ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Any seed helps: Seeds are rich in unsaturated fats. Diets that contain a lot of these fats tend to decrease bad LDL cholesterol and increase good HDL cholesterol. Th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Turmeric: I know this is a great antioxidant, but have not read any studies that it helps to reduce blood sugar levels.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lose the snacks: There are no snacks that will reduce cholesterol. Losing weight will help.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
It may help.: Eating a diet high in fiber, low in fat, very low in saturated fats and very low in sugars (simple carbs) will improved the lipid panel and high bp, e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not...: Treatment of a cough depends on the etiology of the cough. Thus, diagnosing a cough requires an evaluation by a physician. Then, your physician can re ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: It would be prudent to see a doctor for baseline work-up and evaluation for drug treatments to address both high cholesterol and triglycerides. Life s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Neutral: Radishes will neither raise nor lower blood sugar.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Safe: But it is no good for lowering bad cholesterol. It may improve (a little) the good cholesterol and the best effect is on triglycerides. BUT, newer st ... Read More
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