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News tag: Cholesterol


Revised dietary guidelines looked at with skepticism

7 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Cholesterol doesn't come as a nutrient of concern for over-consumption, according to latest Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report. While those who enjoy butter, cheese, sausage, and steak welcome the news, doctors and scientists jumped at the news and protested it! Neal D. Barnard, founding president of the Physicians Committee for…


Long sleepers claim a higher risk of stroke

26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People who sleep more than eight hours a night have a higher risk of stroke, new sleep research shows. The study of long sleepers – people sleeping more than eight hours a night – have 46 percent higher risk of having a stroke compared to people who sleep between six…


Smiling often improves overall health

14 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A smile will not only make people around you happy, but even more importantly, an optimistic attitude may help your heart stay in perfect health, Harvard researchers announced. According to a recent study, people with an optimistic attitude, showing a can-do attitude, have a significant better chance of having a…


Cooking at home detrimental to heart health

15 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The more time spent cooking at home, the greater the risk of developing problems heart disease and related health problems, new study found. Researchers claim the home cooking may not be so healthy after all, and the more time people spend at home preparing meals, the higher the risk of…