CHOLESTEROL

  • Eating fish can boost good cholesterol levels March 4, 2014

    London: Increasing the intake of fish to a minimum of three to four weekly meals can boost good cholesterol levels which may provide protection against heart diseases, a new study has found. People who increased their intake of fatty fish had more large High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) particles in their blood...
  • Exercise and low cholesterol diet is good for heart: Dr Pavan Kumar July 10, 2013

    Dr Pavan Kumar, head of the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Dr Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, also heads the Telemedicine Centre at the hospital, the largest in western India. He joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the prevention and treatment of heart diseases, cardiac surgeries and telemedicine. Q. Cardiac surgeries...
  • Watermelon helps prevent heart attack, curbs weight October 5, 2012

    London: A new US study has found a daily slice of watermelon could help prevent heart disease by halting the buildup of harmful cholesterol and also be a help in weight control. Scientists who carried out studies on mice fed a highfat diet found the fruit halved the rate at...
  • Eat this! Cholesterolfighting foods July 9, 2009

    Don't eat this, that and the other says the doctor. When you have cholesterol, everyone has a suggestion regarding what you cannot eat. But not one of them can tell you what you should eat! Nutritionist Gauri Durve advises you on some foods that actually fight and help lower cholesterol. All fresh...
  • What Women Need: Your Pledge to Health April 24, 2009

    All those late nights have contributed to your company's healthy bottomline. The 6 am exercise wakeup calls have brought down his cholesterol to a healthy level. Your little one's rosy pink cheeks and lively disposition keeps your mind at ease. But what about you? When was the last time you got a...
  • Decipher the figures on food labels correctly October 24, 2007

    New Delhi: You know what you cook, but what about packaged foods? Ever wondered what all the nutritional information on food packets actually means for your health? You need to check the product's serving size. If the serving size is 14 gm and the total product package weighs 70...
  • Health news: Cholesterol and birth; Antibiotic checks stroke October 5, 2007

    New Delhi: A recent study in the Journal Paediatrics has found a link between low cholesterol levels in women and premature births. Minocycline, a broadspectrum tetracycline antibiotic has been found to reduce the damage caused by an ischemic stroke. ...
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