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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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What might be recipes for low carb low cholesterol foods for working people?

What might be recipes for low carb low cholesterol foods for working people?

K.I.S.S.: Keep it simple stup... Don't try to follow any diet with blinders on, you will be doomed to failure, simply learn which foods to avoid and which are ok in each food group. A good site is glycemicindex.Com or the south beach diet book has a good reference. Eat frequently, like six times a day and you won't be as hungry at dinner. ...Read more

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How to remove low cholesterol?

How to remove low cholesterol?

LDL: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. Exercise. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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High and low cholesterol numbers?

High and low cholesterol numbers?

See below:: Total cholesterol: <200, LDL <130, better if <100. Should be <70 if at high risk, HDL - for men should be >40, for women >50, triglycerides <150. For details see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/dsection=tests-and-diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are good low cholesterol diets?

What are good low cholesterol diets?

TLC diet: Therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) diet is an excellent and recommended diet for patients with high cholesterol. Follow the link below for more detail: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/public/heart/chol/chol_tlc.Pdf talk to your doctor or a registered dietician for more individualized help. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of low cholesterol?

What are the benefits of low cholesterol?

Vascular disease: Low cholesterol is beneficial in that it reduces long term vascular inflammation and injury which are the hallmarks of atherosclerosis that can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral arterial disease. ...Read more

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Can you answer, is low cholesterol a good thing?

Can you answer, is low cholesterol a good thing?

Good for health: Low total cholesterol and low LDL (bad) cholesterol are associated with long life and reduced heart and brain problems. The only thing to watch is the HDL (good) cholesterol level. If that is also low, the benefits of low LDL may be lost. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have too low cholesterol?

What exactly does it mean to have too low cholesterol?

Very Little: Once upon a time, we thought that having too little cholesterol could interfere with the formation of hormones like testosterone and estrogen, or alter the membranes surrounding cells. None of that has really borne out, and for heart attack patients we routinely target an LDL of 50-70. Odds are pretty good that you're just lucky and have a good diet and good genes. ...Read more