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Pecan-enriched diet can reduce cholesterol? Here's what study says

  • Participants at risk for cardiovascular disease who ate pecans during an eight-week intervention showed significant drop of 5 per cent in total cholesterol.
Pecan-enriched diet can reduce cholesterol? Here's what study says(Shutterstock)
Pecan-enriched diet can reduce cholesterol? Here's what study says(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 25, 2021 07:21 AM IST
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Patients taking cholesterol-reducing drug at lower risk of death due to Covid

Chances of death due to Covid-19 reduce to 41% by using statin, the cholesterol-lowering drug, a research conducted by University of California's San Diego School of Medicine has claimed.
People walk on a street in New YorK (AP/Used for representative purpose only)
People walk on a street in New YorK (AP/Used for representative purpose only)
Published on Jul 16, 2021 02:59 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

Recipe: Carrot cake protein balls are a flavourful way to strengthen eyesight

  • Move over carrot cakes and try these super soft carrot cake protein balls that need no baking, take only three simple steps to prepare and are packed with health benefits including strengthening eyesight and aiding in weight loss. Check out the recipe inside
Recipe: Carrot cake protein balls are a flavourful way to strengthen eyesight(Instagram/foodbyoliviacolletta)
Recipe: Carrot cake protein balls are a flavourful way to strengthen eyesight(Instagram/foodbyoliviacolletta)
Updated on May 16, 2021 05:19 PM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz

Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke

To prevent heart attacks and strokes and boost longevity, healthy individuals should maintain their aerobic physical activity levels, while those with risk factors like elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes need to become more active
Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke(Unsplash)
Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 09:37 AM IST
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Youngsters with inflammatory disease at more deadly risk of heart attacks: Study

Since systemic inflammatory diseases are driven by auto-immunity, meaning the body's immune system attacks itself, young adults with conditions like psoriasis, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis are twice as likely to experience fatal heart attacks
Youngsters with inflammatory disease at more deadly risk of heart attacks: Study(Twitter/BHFCoREGlasgow)
Youngsters with inflammatory disease at more deadly risk of heart attacks: Study(Twitter/BHFCoREGlasgow)
Updated on Mar 31, 2021 10:33 AM IST
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Following a vegan diet leads to poorer bone health? Here's what study has to say

A new study observed people following a vegan diet and discovered that they had lower ultrasound values compared to others which indicates poorer bone health
Following a vegan diet leads to poorer bone health? Here's what study has to say(Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash)
Following a vegan diet leads to poorer bone health? Here's what study has to say(Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 05, 2021 09:02 PM IST
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Recipe: Bring smiles to breakfast table with this scrumptious vegan French Toast

  • No eggs? No problem! Whip up this Classic French Toast for breakfast today which turns out to be super good and delicious despite being vegan | Check out the recipe inside
Recipe: Bring smiles to breakfast table with this scrumptious vegan French Toast(Instagram/naturallyzuzu)
Recipe: Bring smiles to breakfast table with this scrumptious vegan French Toast(Instagram/naturallyzuzu)
Updated on Feb 23, 2021 08:53 AM IST
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Vegans are better lovers? Here's what 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has to say

'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has been on plant-based diet for about 30 years and here's what she thinks about vegans as lovers
Vegans are better lovers? Here's what 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has to say(Twitter/pamfoundation)
Vegans are better lovers? Here's what 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has to say(Twitter/pamfoundation)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 10:53 AM IST
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Recipe: These chilli roasted chickpeas are sure to tantalize your taste buds

  • Move over the regular chilli chicken or chilli paneer and check out this recipe of chilli roasted chickpeas that serve as a perfect snack, along with a meal or a topping for a soup or salad and will surely boost your Monday energy the right kick
Recipe: These chilli roasted chickpeas are sure to tantalize your taste buds(Instagram/zestmylemon)
Recipe: These chilli roasted chickpeas are sure to tantalize your taste buds(Instagram/zestmylemon)
Updated on Jan 18, 2021 09:16 AM IST
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Twinkle Khanna’s preparation of gluten-free makhana munchies will make you drool

  • Looking for a snack that is healthy to go with evening chai breaks or gorge on as midnight munchies? Search no further as Twinkle Khanna serves your food cravings with her family recipe of gluten-free makhana
Recipe: Twinkle Khanna’s preparation of gluten-free makhana munchies will surely leave you drooling(Instagram/tweakindia)
Recipe: Twinkle Khanna’s preparation of gluten-free makhana munchies will surely leave you drooling(Instagram/tweakindia)
Published on Jan 10, 2021 02:26 PM IST
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Autism and cholesterol might be linked, research finds

The team of researchers identified the shared molecular roots between lipid dysfunction and autism through DNA analysis of brain samples--findings that they then confirmed by examining medical records of individuals with autism.
The study results point to questions such as -- how do lipid alterations drive neurodevelopmental dysfunction and could normalising lipid metabolism affect disease outcomes? (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The study results point to questions such as -- how do lipid alterations drive neurodevelopmental dysfunction and could normalising lipid metabolism affect disease outcomes? (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 03:13 PM IST
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Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Speaking Sanskrit keeps diabetes, cholesterol at bay: BJP MP

Participating in a debate on the Sanskrit universities bill, he also claimed that according to a research by US space research organisation NASA, if computer programming is done in Sanskrit, it will be flawless.
BJP MP Ganesh Singh on Thursday claimed that as per a research done by a US-based academic institution, speaking Sanskrit language on a daily basis boosts the nervous system(Ganesh Singh/Twitter)
BJP MP Ganesh Singh on Thursday claimed that as per a research done by a US-based academic institution, speaking Sanskrit language on a daily basis boosts the nervous system(Ganesh Singh/Twitter)
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 08:07 AM IST
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An avocado a day helps lower bad cholesterol. Here’s how

While previous research demonstrated that avocados could help lower LDL cholesterol, the researchers were curious about whether avocados could also help lower oxidised LDL particles.
People should consider adding avocados to their diet in a healthy way.(Unsplash)
People should consider adding avocados to their diet in a healthy way.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 03:04 PM IST
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Washington D.C. | By Asian News International

Researchers uncover how bad cholesterol enters the walls of artery

A recent study published in the journal Nature reveals how bad cholesterol enters the artery narrowing the blood formation due to the formation of plaque leading to heart attack and strokes.
A recent study reveals how bad cholesterol enters the artery leading to narrowing of the blood formation due to plaque.(Shutterstock)
A recent study reveals how bad cholesterol enters the artery leading to narrowing of the blood formation due to plaque.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 01:21 PM IST
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Managing cholesterol might help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Examining DNA from more than 1.5 million people, the study showed that risk factors for heart disease such as elevated triglyceride and cholesterol levels (HDL, LDL, and total cholesterol) were genetically related to Alzheimer’s risk.
Cardiovascular and Alzheimer’s pathology co-occur because they are linked genetically.(Shutterstock)
Cardiovascular and Alzheimer’s pathology co-occur because they are linked genetically.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York

45% of heart attacks have no symptoms, here’s what you can do about it

It’s World Heart Day on September 29. We tell you about silent heart attacks that occur in 45% of patients and what are the risk factors for it.
45% of all heart attacks are silent. They also strike men more often than women.(Shutterstock)
45% of all heart attacks are silent. They also strike men more often than women.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 02:02 PM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent

PCOS diet, foods to avoid and what to eat if you have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. Learn about what foods to add and avoid in your diet to protect yourself from this condition.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that occurs in women of reproductive age.(Shutterstock)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that occurs in women of reproductive age.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 07, 2018 11:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

Limiting saturated fat intake, maintaining a healthy weight, discontinuing tobacco use and increasing aerobic exercises help in reducing bad cholesterol levels.
Bad cholesterol contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.(Shutterstock)
Bad cholesterol contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 10:24 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York

Snacking on almonds in the morning can help lower cholesterol, glucose

Among predominantly breakfast-skipping college students, including a morning snack - either of almonds or graham crackers - reduced total cholesterol and improved fasting blood sugar levels, the researchers said. However, the benefits were greater with almonds, they said.
Here’s how almonds help control cholesterol.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how almonds help control cholesterol.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 03:09 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent

Weight loss hacks, stick to your diet plan and avoid overeating by using these 5 cheats

Weight loss hacks: Overeating could be the reason why you are not losing weight despite being on a diet. Here are 5 handy tips that will protect you from overindulgence and help you stick to your weight loss goals.
Weight loss hacks: Avoid sugar-free products, they aren’t healthy for you and won’t help in weight loss. They contain artificial sweeteners that trigger insulin release causing a blood sugar drop.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss hacks: Avoid sugar-free products, they aren’t healthy for you and won’t help in weight loss. They contain artificial sweeteners that trigger insulin release causing a blood sugar drop.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Flaxseed oil can do wonders for your health, here are 6 benefits to it

Flaxseed oil should be a part of your diet. After all, it can boost your digestive system and heart health as well as reduce risk of cancer and aid weight loss.
Flaxseed oil is good for your heart, digestion and weight loss plans.(Shutterstock)
Flaxseed oil is good for your heart, digestion and weight loss plans.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 10:38 AM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent

Benefits of mushrooms, 5 reasons why you must include this superfood in your diet

Benefits of mushrooms: This superfood can boost brain and bone health, prevent common cold, and help in weight loss. Here are some of its most important benefits as proven by research.
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 08:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Portfolio diet is good for your heart, can lower risk of high blood pressure

Portfolio diet is a 2,000 calorie plant-based diet that incluldes nuts, plant protein and fibre. It reduces risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing LDL cholesterol. Here’s what it’s all about.
The Portfolio plant-based diet can reduce LDL cholesterol levels and safeguard you from heart disease.(Shutterstock)
The Portfolio plant-based diet can reduce LDL cholesterol levels and safeguard you from heart disease.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 11:29 AM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent

How to control cholesterol by home remedies, here’s what you must include in your diet

Here’s how you can control cholesterol with home remedies. Nutritionists say your cholesterol levels largely hinge on what you eat, and therefore recommend including garlic, amla and fenugreek seeds, among others, in your diet.
Here’s how to control cholesterol by home remedies. Watch your diet.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how to control cholesterol by home remedies. Watch your diet.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 09:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari

Tips for healthy heart, make these simple lifestyle changes recommended by experts

Keep your heart healthy with these simple changes in your diet and lifestyle. A healthy diet and regular exercises, experts say, is very helpful for the heart.
To keep your heart healthy, experts say you should eat more fruits, vegetables, nuts and berries for a healthy heart.(Shutterstock)
To keep your heart healthy, experts say you should eat more fruits, vegetables, nuts and berries for a healthy heart.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das

Link found between high vitamin D, lower cholesterol levels in children

The researchers discovered that the connection between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels was not linked to dietary factors or physical activity.
Vitamin D is essential for the well being of children.(Shutterstock)
Vitamin D is essential for the well being of children.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 12:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi

Walking is the best exercise to lose weight, control diabetes, say experts

To lose weight, control diabetes and cholesterol levels, here’s your best exercise. Fitness experts say walking is the nearest activity to perfect exercise.
Walking can improve your digestive system, reduce risk of a heart attack, boost mental health.(Shutterstock)
Walking can improve your digestive system, reduce risk of a heart attack, boost mental health.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 16, 2018 05:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah

Video: Man ate his 30,000th burger, says his cholesterol and BP are normal

Don Gorske, a retired prison guard, gobbled down his 30,000 th burger last week. He has eaten almost two burgers a day since 1972 and says his cholesterol and blood pressure are fine.
Don Gorske made news in October when Guinness Book of World Records representatives recorded him eating his 29,482 nd Big Mac.(AP File Photo)
Don Gorske made news in October when Guinness Book of World Records representatives recorded him eating his 29,482 nd Big Mac.(AP File Photo)
Updated on May 09, 2018 09:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Watch your diet: Good cholesterol may increase gastro, pneumonia risk

Fluctuations in good cholesterol levels may also lead to infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia, according to a Danish study.
Individuals with very low high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol, also called good cholesterol, had a 75% higher risk of infectious disease, whereas the risk was 43% higher in those with very high HDL cholesterol.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Individuals with very low high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol, also called good cholesterol, had a 75% higher risk of infectious disease, whereas the risk was 43% higher in those with very high HDL cholesterol.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 06:29 PM IST
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