Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Seasons affect cholesterol

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Cholesterol foodsThe Cholesterol level increases and decreases in winter in summer, suggesting the possibility of modifying any necessary treatment, say experts from the Cleveland Clinic following a study which recruited 517 men and women aged 20 to 70 years of age. Doctors say that women and patients with cholesterol levels above normal are more subject to seasonal changes. These data provide an explanation of all is to reduce cholesterol levels through diet and exercise, why cholesterol does not diminish in winter. Entirely possible reason, according to U.S. researchers for reducing cholesterol levels in the summer is to increase the volume of circulating blood, which occurred in the warm weather. Physical activity and reducing the mass of the body are capable of reducing cholesterol levels, namely in winter most people tend to increase weight, which is associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Studies show an average winter increase the level of cholesterol by 4 mg for men and with 5,4 mg for women. Seasonal fluctuations in the level of 11 mg for men and 18 mg for women have been found in patients with initially high levels of cholesterol – more than 240 mg.
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The cholesterol may hurt thin people too

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Thin PeopleIncreased total cholesterol always mean “bad cholesterol”. The cholesterol is an important component involved in the structure of our cells and the production of important hormones in the body. It is transported with the aid of special molecules called lipoproteins. The lipoproteins’ low density (LDL) contain more cholesterol and less protein. To be “exempt” from the overload, they carry cholesterol load p on the walls of the vessels. Form is called. Ateromatozni plaques that narrow and can completely clog the vessel lumen. Popular with the name “bad” cholesterol. The lipoproteins’ high density (HDL) contain more protein and less cholesterol. They derive “cholesterol from the walls of the vessels and carry it to the liver for processing and removal from the body. Holesterolat Therefore, HDL is known by the name of” good “.
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Sunflower prevent versus high blood preasure

Friday, July 24th, 2009

SunflowerEat nuts five times a week, experts advise. Sunflower reduced levels of “bad” cholesterol and is recommended for high blood pressure. These studies show Intersnak Bulgaria, producer of branded nuts “Chi-pi. In the sunflower seeds come mainly unsaturated fatty acids – linolova (50-65%) and oleic (25-40%). They lead to the formation of so-called. “good” cholesterol, which are extremely useful in cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. When high cholesterol is recommended even walnuts and almonds, pumpkin seeds, cereals, fish, fruit and vegetables. Sunflower seeds are rich in magnesium. It activates enzymes that help the body use energy from food. Assists controlling blood pressure, regulation of body temperature and acid-alkaline balance. As a source of vitamin B sunflower is far more valuable than even some fishery resources. The presence of vitamin D makes it a great preventative against many diseases, including cancer. Protein of sunflower seeds have a high biological value, it is a source of other valuable nutrients. Milling and easily absorbed by the body.
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