Low cholesterol diet

High Cholesterol Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Balaji Ramagiri , Cardiology Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is naturally produced by the liver and is usually contained in the fats of the blood. Although cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones, yet increased cholesterol count can heighten chances of heart…

Weight loss + Diabetes + Cholesterol Management

By Dr. Kanchan Patwardhan, Dietitian/Nutritionist Diabetes or Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high.The pancreas (an organ behind the stomach) releases insulin to help your body store and use the sugar and fat from the food you eat that is mostly affected…

6 Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

By Dr. Vandana Verma, Dietitian/Nutritionist Excessive bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood can lead to a host of health concerns, certain fatal ones being a number of heart diseases or cardiovascular health conditions. Correcting high levels of cholesterol in the blood might require you to eat certain foods which will help you…

The Ayurvedic Approach to Balancing Blood Cholesterol

By Dr. Ashwini Vivek Mulye, Ayurveda Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that is very effective in treating various diseases. It does not cause any side effect and is very effective in getting to the cause of the disorder and treating it. High levels of bad cholesterol in the blood can…

Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

By Dt. Farzana Chauhan , Dietitian/Nutritionist Though, cholesterol stimulates the proper functioning of cells, hormones and nerves; however, presence of too much cholesterol in the blood can do potential harm to your body. Excess amount of cholesterol in your blood can lead to a condition of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis refers to a…