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Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduces cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.(Pixabay)

Study reveals not all 'good' cholesterol is healthy

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:49 PM IST
A study led by a team of researchers has now demonstrated that not all good cholesterol is healthy.
Vegan diet better than Mediterranean diet in weight loss, cholesterol control(Photo by Free To Use Sounds on Unsplash)
Vegan diet better than Mediterranean diet in weight loss, cholesterol control(Photo by Free To Use Sounds on Unsplash)

Vegan diet better than Mediterranean diet in weight loss, cholesterol control

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:30 AM IST
As per a new study, a low-fat vegan diet has better outcomes for weight, body composition, insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels, compared with a Mediterranean diet.
Health experts feel youngsters have been consuming a lot of trans fat of late, in the form of burgers, pizzas, bakery products etc.(Photo: iStock)
Health experts feel youngsters have been consuming a lot of trans fat of late, in the form of burgers, pizzas, bakery products etc.(Photo: iStock)

Lesser trans fat, more health benefits! Experts hail new move

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to reduce the permissible limit of trans fat level in packaged foods from 5% to 3%.
The high smoking point of canola oil makes it suitable for all kinds of Indian cooking - be it shallow frying, tadka, or deep frying and even baking.(Hudson canola oil)
The high smoking point of canola oil makes it suitable for all kinds of Indian cooking - be it shallow frying, tadka, or deep frying and even baking.(Hudson canola oil)

This festive season make Hudson canola oil your cooking companion!

UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Canola oil is recommended by the Indian Medical Association and different health experts to keep you and your family safe from unwanted health issues.
Cholesterol levels are rising among Asians even as it is sharply declining in Western nations, says a new study.(Unsplash)
Cholesterol levels are rising among Asians even as it is sharply declining in Western nations, says a new study.(Unsplash)

Cholesterol levels are on the rise among Asians

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 05:43 PM IST
The higher the levels of bad cholesterol in the body, the higher the incidence of blockages and heart attacks, that might also be fatal at times.
Varieties like avocado oil boost metabolism and help weight loss.
Varieties like avocado oil boost metabolism and help weight loss.

Which oils are right for you?

Hindustan Times | By Gita Hari
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Several kinds of nutritious oils are now available, so many that you should rotate them regularly.
If you haven’t had a cholesterol check recently, get one.(Shutterstock)
If you haven’t had a cholesterol check recently, get one.(Shutterstock)

Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care

Associated Press, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 04:23 PM IST
Heart disease is the world’s leading killer and high cholesterol is a key risk factor — but not the only one.
The study was carried out in 1,119,925 men and women aged 60 years or older and who underwent two consecutive health checks provided by the Korean National Health Insurance Service (NIHS) from 2009 to 2010 and 2011 to 2012.(Shutterstock)
The study was carried out in 1,119,925 men and women aged 60 years or older and who underwent two consecutive health checks provided by the Korean National Health Insurance Service (NIHS) from 2009 to 2010 and 2011 to 2012.(Shutterstock)

More exercise after 60 decreases stroke, heart disease risk

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 02:26 PM IST
The link between levels of physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease in older people held true even for those with disabilities and chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and type 2 diabetes.
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)

How the humble haldi, the go-to for Indians for any ailment, became a rage worldwide

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 07:12 PM IST
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.
While one may be following a healthy meal routine, intermittent snacking too becomes important in the long run.(Unsplash)
While one may be following a healthy meal routine, intermittent snacking too becomes important in the long run.(Unsplash)

Here’s why you should eat more almonds

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 10:21 AM IST
Highly nutritious and rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, almonds can be a healthy option for some intermittent snacking.
At the primary healthcare (PHC) level, the list includes electrocardiography for diagnosing heart disease and X-ray.(HT File Photo)
At the primary healthcare (PHC) level, the list includes electrocardiography for diagnosing heart disease and X-ray.(HT File Photo)

Draft of India’s first essential diagnostics list out, to ensure quality at all levels of healthcare facilities

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2018 09:15 AM IST
ICMR, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, however, is not the implementing authority and cannot fix prices of the test.
Doctors said some of the causes are changes in a working woman’s lifestyle, stress, high blood pressure and diabetes.(Shutterstock)
Doctors said some of the causes are changes in a working woman’s lifestyle, stress, high blood pressure and diabetes.(Shutterstock)

Avoid smoking to ward off stroke risks during menopause

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 02:39 PM IST
The study found that physical activity and a healthy diet may offset the acceleration of atherosclerosis - build-up of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls.
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)

Managing cholesterol might help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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.
Simple vitamin D supplementation may be part of an effective strategy to tackle childhood obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease, in adulthood.(Shutterstock)
Simple vitamin D supplementation may be part of an effective strategy to tackle childhood obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease, in adulthood.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D supplements can help obese children lose weight

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Vitamin D supplements could promote weight loss in obese children, and potentially reduce risk of future heart and metabolic disease in overweight kids, says a new study.
Here’s how you can ensure good gut health for your child.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how you can ensure good gut health for your child.(Shutterstock)

Get your child to eat healthy throughout childhood for good gut health

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 11:50 AM IST
The gut is home to a highly complex microbial community consisting of trillions of diverse tiny microorganisms, collectively called the microbiota. In a healthy state, these microorganisms work in harmony with the body to help digest food, generate and use energy and promote normal organ and immune function.
Coconut oil is packed with artery-clogging saturated fat, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke by raising total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and lowering heart-protecting HDL (good) cholesterol.(Shutterstock)
Coconut oil is packed with artery-clogging saturated fat, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke by raising total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and lowering heart-protecting HDL (good) cholesterol.(Shutterstock)

Is coconut oil poison? Not quite, but more damaging than butter

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 02:28 PM IST
Coconut oil has sparked off a huge debate with an expert saying that it is “pure poison” and shouldn’t be consumed. Here’s how coconut oil compares to other cooking oil.
Since they are high in their nutrition value, egg whites help fight obesity. It is a good option for obese people and as it is low in fat content and the calories make you feel fuller for a longer time.(Shutterstock)
Since they are high in their nutrition value, egg whites help fight obesity. It is a good option for obese people and as it is low in fat content and the calories make you feel fuller for a longer time.(Shutterstock)

4 benefits of egg whites and why you need to start having this superfood

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 02:38 PM IST
Improving brain function and building muscle are some of the benefits of having egg whites on a regular basis.
Eggs are also a great source of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin D, B6, B12 and several minerals. They also keep you satiated which helps in weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Eggs are also a great source of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin D, B6, B12 and several minerals. They also keep you satiated which helps in weight loss.(Shutterstock)

5 reasons to eat more eggs, boost your fitness and weight loss efforts

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Eggs are a great weight loss food as well as rich in nutrients that help you stay fit and power your exercise routine. Here are 5 benefits that you need to know about.
When combined with an effective exercise regimen, the lemon and ginger detox drink can work wonders.(Shutterstock)
When combined with an effective exercise regimen, the lemon and ginger detox drink can work wonders.(Shutterstock)

Best detox drinks to lose weight fast, try green tea, mint, honey and more

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 05:06 PM IST
The lemon and ginger detox drink and cucumber and mint combo are very effective for weight loss because they help aid in the digestive process.
Controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol levels can help in improving heart health, not taking mineral supplements.(Shutterstock)
Controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol levels can help in improving heart health, not taking mineral supplements.(Shutterstock)

Heart attacks cannot be prevented by multivitamins, mineral supplements

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Cardiovascular disease cannot be prevented by multivitamins, instead people should have more fruits and vegetables in their and start exercising.
Vitamin D is essential for the well being of children.(Shutterstock)
Vitamin D is essential for the well being of children.(Shutterstock)

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

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 12:56 PM IST
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.
The study suggests there is a link between job strain and risk of premature death in men with cardiometabolic diseases, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.(Shutterstock)
The study suggests there is a link between job strain and risk of premature death in men with cardiometabolic diseases, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.(Shutterstock)

Can job stress kill you? Yes, you are likely to die early, says this study

Indo Asian News Service, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 11:26 AM IST
If you work in a demanding job with little control over your workload, you should watch out. According to a new study, you are likely to die of job stress even if you maintain a healthy lifestyle with exercise, controlled weight and blood pressure, and don’t smoke.
French fries should generally be avoided as they aren’t good for your cholesterol levels.(Shutterstock)
French fries should generally be avoided as they aren’t good for your cholesterol levels.(Shutterstock)

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Cakes, biscuits, fried chicken and frozen foods are some of the items that you should avoid.
(From Left)Sathya Lakshmi, director, National Institute of Naturopathy; AK Mishra, administration officer, NIN; Jyothi Unni, head of gynecology, Jehangir Hospital; and Parag Biniwale, president, Indian menopause society during the one-day workshop on Thursday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
(From Left)Sathya Lakshmi, director, National Institute of Naturopathy; AK Mishra, administration officer, NIN; Jyothi Unni, head of gynecology, Jehangir Hospital; and Parag Biniwale, president, Indian menopause society during the one-day workshop on Thursday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Fight menopause with good lifestyle, eating right and exercise: Pune doctors

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jui Dharwadkar
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 06:46 PM IST
The importance of yoga was discussed during the one-day workshop organised by Indian Menopause Society, Pune Chapter, supported by Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Ministry of AYUSH at the National Institute of Naturopathy which focussed on yoga for menopausal problems.
Bitter gourd is a superfood for overall health and fitness.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Bitter gourd is a superfood for overall health and fitness.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Health benefits of bitter gourd, 5 reasons why it must be in your diet

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 09:38 AM IST
Your diet plan is incomplete without bitter gourd (commonly known in Hindi as karela). It boosts weight loss and helps in controlling diabetes. We also tell you how make it more palatable.
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)

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

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 06:29 PM IST
Fluctuations in good cholesterol levels may also lead to infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia, according to a Danish study.
A good healthy diet can make a lot of difference.(Shutterstock)
A good healthy diet can make a lot of difference.(Shutterstock)

Diet changes and nutrition can make a big difference to diabetes management

Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Earlier, some studies stated that dietary interventions are effective for diabetes management because unlike medications, they typically improve several health markers simultaneously. Plant-based diets are especially beneficial because they treat the root cause of type 2 diabetes by reducing fat inside the cells, which improves insulin function. It also benefits the body weight, lipid control, glycemic control, and blood pressure.
Nutrition plays an important role in diabetes management.(Shutterstock)
Nutrition plays an important role in diabetes management.(Shutterstock)

Weekly nutrition classes can help in improving Type II diabetes

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Comparing notes on what kind of nutrition is healthier can help improve Type 2 diabetes in patients.
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