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This Group Of People Have The Healthiest Hearts In The World

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Tech

Western societies may well consider themselves to be scientifically advanced compared to many places around the world, but it seems access to modern m...

Cheese Fans Rejoice! Your Favourite Snack May Not Be Bad For Cholesterol After All

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than chowing down on a hunk of cheddar after dinner, we’ve got some good news for you. People who eat a lot of cheese do no...

5 Lessons Learned From 'Staying Healthy: A Doctor's Guide'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to steer clear of the office lurgy - or any other virus, for that matter - then Channel 4’s ‘Staying Healthy: A Doctor’s ...

What Taking Speed Does To The Body: Amphetamine Can Age It Dramatically

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Speed, or amphetamine, abuse is becoming more widespread across the globe. People take the illegal drug to stay awake and energised - often at parties...

How Cold Weather Affects Blood Circulation And Cardiovascular Health - The Chilling Facts

Dr Niamh O'Kennedy | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Niamh O'Kennedy

With snow finally falling in parts of UK, many are feeling cold to their core but what most people don't know is that cold weather can actually bring ...

A Cheap Blood Test Could Reveal If You Have A Hidden Heart Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Tech

A cheap blood test could accurately predict when seemingly healthy patients are at risk of ‘silent’ heart attacks. The test, developed at the Univ...

To Use Or Not To Use Coconut Oil...That Is The Question!

Victoria Vito | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Vito

Many people use coconut oil because it is really popular. Recently, as a nutritionist, I have been asked a lot about the health benefits of different oils. Promotion of potential benefits of different oils has increased as customers respond to the growing range of oil options. However, coconut oil and olive oil are still the most popular oils.

Cooking With Coconut Oil Isn't Trendy, It's Nuts

Jules Payne | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Payne

What people don't realise is that coconut oil is entirely fat, and as much as 90% of the fat is saturated fat. Compare this with the saturated fat of most butter, which is 52% and I believe many will be surprised.

Butter Is No Worse For Health Than Vegetable Oil, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years, we've been told that butter is bad for us and should be replaced with healthier alternatives, such as vegetable oil. But new research sugge...

One Handful Of Walnuts Per Day Could Improve Cholesterol

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Walnuts could help aid weight loss and improve cholesterol levels in overweight people, a new study suggests. Researchers discovered that eating a ...

The Truth About Fats - a Doctor's Perspective

Dr Rob Hicks | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Rob Hicks

Many people only remember a headline when they look at a newspaper, so what people appear to have taken away from the latest spate of coverage is that they should eat more butter - and high fat foods - in order to stay healthy, which could not be further from the truth.

Taking Statins Could 'Cut Risk Of Dying After Surgery'

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Giving people statins before an operation could cut their risk of dying or suffering complications, research suggests.The cholesterol-busting drugs ar...

Keeping the Bigger Nutrition Picture in Mind

Nigel Denby | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) recommends eating two portions of fish a week, of which, one should be oily fish, such as salmon or mackerel. However, since there is no specific recommendation of a dose for Omega-3 for the general population, it is extremely difficult to understand if you are consuming enough of the right Omegas.

Concern Over Statins Advice

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Jerry Lee [2013] received an MPhil in Epidemiology as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and is now a second year medical student at Duke University. He is cu...

Next Fad-The Cholesterol Diet

Layne Lieberman | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Many fried foods and baked goods contain high levels of saturated fats. Some plant-based oils, such as hydrogenated vegetable oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil, also contain primarily saturated fats, but do not contain cholesterol.

Ending the Egg Fight: US Poised to Reverse Cholesterol Warnings

Christopher James Clark | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

During the 20th century, which I sometimes refer to as the Dark Ages of Nutrition, many governments and prominent health organizations adopted erroneous theories on many nutritional topics, including sugar, saturated fat, and dietary cholesterol.

An Avocado Could Be The Key To Keeping You Young

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating an avocado every day could help lower your cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease, a new study has found. The Journal of the American ...

Are Your Cholesterol Levels Putting You at Risk?

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

High cholesterol should be a cause for concern because it usually has no obvious symptoms, but can lead to a heart attack or stroke without warning. The condition is common, it is estimated that up to two thirds of adults have raised cholesterol levels without realising it. Consuming the wrong type of foods and a lack of exercise often contribute to high cholesterol levels.

Could Eating Cheese Really Protect Against Diabetes?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're used to being told to cut certain foods out of our diets on a daily basis, but now it's time for cheese lovers to rejoice as a new study has rev...

Could You Be Eligible For Cholesterol-Reducing Statins?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Two in every five adults in England could be offered statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes after health officials lowered the threshold for eli...

The Cholesterol Conundrum - How Heart Health Concerns All in the UK

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

Cholesterol is the single greatest risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), responsible for nearly half of all heart disease-related deaths in the UK. Cholesterol is also a major risk factor in stroke, contributing to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with diabetes and obesity.

The Amount Of Cholesterol In Just One Egg Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing we like more at HuffPost UK Lifestyle than chowing down on some good old eggs. Poached, scrambled, boiled or fried, they're not only d...

Worried About High Cholesterol? These Are The Foods You Should Be Eating

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You may be surprised to know that the UK's biggest killer isn't cancer, but coronary heart disease, causing around 82,000 deaths each year. About one ...

'Stop Prescribing Unnecessary Heart Medication' Say Leading Doctors

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A group of leading doctors have criticised plans to advise millions more people to take cholesterol-reducing statins. The drugs are currently offer...

Prostate Cancer Spread May Be Curbed By Cholesterol-Lowering Statins, Research Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have unveiled a new link between cholesterol-lowering statins and prostate cancer. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may hinder prostate...