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Cholesterol in Chicken – Why Chicken Meat May Not Be Your First Choice!

In terms of heart healthy meats, it seems that few choices stack up to chicken (boneless, skinless white breast meat that is). However, not everything about the cholesterol in chicken is as rosy at it appears. And it is possible that the Thanksgiving delight, turkey, may in fact be a superior poultry option for those with moderate to elevated levels of cholesterol. So why and how is this when both bird types are considered better options in terms of cholesterol than other meats and shellfish

Oatmeal and Cholesterol Studies – Why Oats Are The Best Grains for Heart?

Few foods have been as intimately linked with health benefits as oatmeal and cholesterol have. In fact, when many people think of oatmeal, reducing bad LDL levels is one of the first things that come to mind. However, there is no magic compound in oatmeal that makes it one of the good cholesterol foods. In fact, most researchers are not quite sure just how it is that oatmeal and cholesterol are related. But they have some theories and, some compelling studies to support them

Green Tea and Cholesterol Reduction

Surpassed only by water, tea is the most abundantly consumed beverage on the planet. There are many different types of tea; however one in particular has been used for centuries not simply for flavorful hydration, but also as a means to treat various health conditions. Green tea has been a staple of medicinal folklore for centuries. Green tea may be beneficial for a whole host of conditions including some types of cancers, gastrointestinal problems and even tooth cavities. However, the relationship between green tea and cholesterol has begun to show some potentially exciting new benefits to be derived from the common brew

Fenugreek Cholesterol Lowering Properties

Fenugreek is a plant from which the seeds are used primarily in culinary applications. The seeds from the fenugreek plant are most popular in Indian cuisine. While the flavor is certainly what lends to the herb’s popularity in many main dishes, the fenugreek cholesterol link that is becoming more and more established may also be responsible for the seed’s ever growing popularity. Perhaps consumers are becoming more and more aware about the benefits of herbs for cholesterol management, such as that from fenugreek

Benefits of Yarrow Tea for Cholesterol Control

The benefits of yarrow have long been written in the history books, even from a mythological perspective, as it is said that Achilles himself carried the plant during battles in order to use its wound healing benefits on fallen companions. From these mystical roots, the plant’s inner medicinal uses have only further proliferated, with the plant being thought to be useful for everything from menstrual cramps to nosebleeds