Tag: cholesterol

Are Statin Side Effects Worth the Risk? What Cholesterol Meds Are Doing to Your Brain

Statins are drugs that lower your cholesterol. They work by blocking an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase, which makes your body…

How to Lower Your Cholesterol Fast in Time for Blood Tests

If you want to save money on your life insurance (or you just enjoy confusing your doctor), follow the protocol…

Everything You Know About Cholesterol Is Wrong

The traditional view of cholesterol and heart disease is backwards. New research shows that cholesterol seems to be a symptom…

Study Confirms: Meat and Butter Can Lead to a Longer Life

A low-fat diet raises the risk of early death by almost a quarter according to a recent study. The Lancet…

The Science Behind the Top 10 Claims from What the Health

Every couple of years, a new “health” documentary pops up in the media or over dinner conversation. Nine times out…