Although BMI levels were higher in milk drinkers than non-milk drinkers, participants in the study who regularly drank high amounts of milk were found to have lower levels of both good and bad cholesterol.
A study investigating the impact of different proteins on cholesterol levels has found that limiting total meat consumption – whether red or white – may play a greater role in lowering blood cholesterol than previously thought.
Schemes to reduce fat in foods may lead to reductions in heart disease risks, but switching to low carbohydrate foods may lead to increased cholesterol levels and higher risks of heart disease, warn researchers.
Biopharmaceutical company Bionutrics has said it will carry out
clinical trials for its newly formulated dietary supplements
designed to address lipid metabolism and help maintain a normal
level of cholesterol.
Further evidence to suggest that almonds could benefit our health
hit the press this week as scientists in Canada report that almonds
significantly lowered bad cholesterol levels in a study of people
with high cholesterol.
A combination of the antioxidant Vitamin E and a cox inhibitor such
as aspirin significantly delays the development of atherosclerosis
in mice even when their cholesterol levels remain high, new