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Proven Benefit of Avocado

Avocados are a rich source of essential fatty acids, but the benefits that they pose to health spring from many other important nutritional properties.   Avocado is a fruit that belongs to the family Lauracae, along with other flowering plants such as camphor, cinnamon or bay leaves. The buttery consistency of the avocado pulp and […]

August 5, 2015, Cholesterol
Cholesterol And Lipidic Profile

  Cholesterol is an indispensable substance for the normal functioning of the human body. 75% of the cholesterol is produced by your body and 25% comes from food intake. Cholesterol circulates in the blood bound to specific protein fractions and fulfills different roles: LDL cholesterol – “bad” cholesterol – can be deposited in the wall […]

August 4, 2015, Cholesterol
Statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Statins are recognized to lower blood cholesterol levels, but there are people who put their problem in the administration of statins in order to prevent cardiovascular disease. Lately a number of meta-analyzes were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of statins in primary prevention of heart disease. The need to use statins depends on one thing […]

October 14, 2014, Cholesterol
High Cholesterol – Phytotherapeutic Treatments

The heart is one of the vital organs of our body. For it to function within normal parameters, several conditions must be fulfilled. One of these conditions is that the blood vessels to be in optimal condition without any changes of the lumen. These changes may be genetic, as aneurysms or acquired as a result […]

June 1, 2014, Cholesterol
Statins – Lipid-Lowering Medication

Statins are a class of drugs that lower blood cholesterol. Statins work by inhibiting an enzyme that participates in the synthesis of cholesterol; thereby lowering cholesterol is the main biochemical consequence. Following large-scale studies, statins have been shown to represent the class of lipid-lowering¬†drugs with the highest efficiency in primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention. This […]

March 30, 2014, Cholesterol