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Health gurus, tv doctors, and tons of blogs have all been abuzz with a new health food trend, rhapsodizing about the wonders of coconut oil. But is all this hype actually merited? After all, wasn’t coconut oil once touted as the evil ingredient in movie popcorn? What has changed?...
 
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If there is an association between coffee drinking and osteoporosis, most people suspect it would be due to the caffeine. One study showed a lower bone mineral density in women who consumed more than 450 mg of caffeine daily. While the evidence suggests that women who consume 5-6 cups...
 

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Atherosclerosis is the build-up of cholesterol-rich plaques in artery walls. It is the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes.   LDL (“bad” cholesterol) particles appear to be the primary source of the cholesterol in these plaques. Lowering LDL by diet and/or drugs has been shown to slow and sometimes even reverse (regress) the build-up ... A Very Low-Fat Diet: Good or Bad?
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HDL is called “good cholesterol” because it’s involved in reverse cholesterol transport or taking excess cholesterol from the arteries back to the liver for disposal. Cholesterol leaves the liver in VLDL particles, which degrade in the blood over time into LDL particles, also referred to as “bad cholesterol.” Some of these LDL particles can get ... Antioxidant Supplements and HDL
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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...