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Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) now afflicts more than 16 million Americans. Another 20+ million have prediabetes and most will go on to develop diabetes within the next 10 years. People with type 2 DM need to control both their blood sugar and their cholesterol. Failure to keep blood...
 

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The media has touted a recent spate of small studies comparing an Atkins-style ketogenic diet high in saturated fat and cholesterol to a more conventional diet as proof such a diet has little or no adverse effect on blood lipids or the risk of atherosclerosis. If a diet high in saturated fat and cholesterol does ... Atkins Diet Raises Cholesterol
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Despite the media hype of several studies suggesting that a high-fat, Atkins-style (HF) diet does not adversely affect blood lipids and other cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors, all of these studies had very poor compliance. Simply put, the subjects had pretty much reverted to their own original before the studies ended. By contrast, when people actually ... High Fat Weight Loss Raises CRP
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Did you know that the food you eat has a major influence on your cholesterol and other blood lipid levels? These blood lipid levels, along with many other less important factors, influence the health of your arteries. Most heart attacks and strokes in America result from clogged arteries, also...
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The evidence continues to mount demonstrating that anthocyanins found in various plant foods favorably impact blood lipids, other CVD risk factors, and slow or even help shrink atherosclerotic plaques. Anthocyanins are water-soluble plant pigments in the flavinoid class. They can appear purple, red, blue, and almost black depending on...