Category Archives: Cholesterol

Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Lipid Metabolism

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More on Eggs and Blood Cholesterol

Eggs are a rich source of cholesterol. This cholesterol is contained mainly in the yolk of the eggs. Some sources claim that consumption of eggs is associated with detrimental health effects because of the cholesterol within the eggs. However, the … Continue reading

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Breaking The Eggs Cause Heart Disease Myth

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Do We All Respond Differently to β-glucan Fibre? Genetic Individuality

Beta-glucan fibre is a soluble fibre found in a number of cereal grains including oats and barley. It has been suggested that β-glucan fibre is responsible for many of the health effects associated with consumption of these cereal grains. In … Continue reading

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Eggs: No Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease

Eggs are an important source of nutrients, and have a place as part of a healthy diet. They are an excellent source of protein, and have the benefit of being relatively cheap compared to other animals proteins. In addition, they … Continue reading

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Seasonal Variation in Blood Cholesterol

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Eggs: Not Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

Eggs have been consistently associated with negative health effects by the mainstream health industries. The detrimental effects of eggs, so we are told, derived from their very high content of cholesterol in combination with their saturated fat levels. The high … Continue reading

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Cholesterol Lowering Foods: Tree Nuts

Research has identified a number of foods that have the potential to favourably modify plasma cholesterol levels. One group of foods that has consistently shown this ability is the tree nuts. The efficacy of tree nuts to favourably modify plasma … Continue reading

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Why Is It Hard To Link Saturated Fat To Disease?

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Fat: A Large Group Of Dietary Chemicals

Eating a high quality diet can be a relatively straightforward endeavour, and many people understand the constituents of a healthy diet. Many people over complicate nutrition and this leads to a certain level of confusion in most cases. I would … Continue reading

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