Book About Cholesterol

The Blood Lipids Ratio to Watch

cholesterol. So, if your triglycerides are 100 mg/dl, your HDL cholesterol should be 50 mg/dl. Anything under 3:5 is considered a good ratio, but I don’t like to see a blood lipids ratio that’s over 5:1. (Learn more about this ratio in my new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol

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When and How to Find a Natural Heart Doctor

…and that cholesterol fractions and subtypes matter. Finally, a good heart doctor will encourage you to seek out a second opinion—especially if you’re facing the decision of whether or not to have surgery. Plus, he or she should support your efforts to educate and empower yourself about keeping your…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…insights from my latest book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease—and the Statin-Free Plan That Will. We will also explore the phenomenology around the near death experience, or NDE, which is the subject of my upcoming book. Additionally, I will discuss…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…. What is Your Exposure From Airport Security Scanners? Recently, when I was headed to the airport for a television shoot to promote my book The Great Cholesterol Myth, I did my usual side step at the security checkpoint in order to opt for the “pat down” instead of walking through the scanner.…

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Treating Low Ejection Fraction

…been helpful! I recently had a blog reader ask a great question about low ejection fraction and wanted to post the answer: "I had a heart attack five years ago and a stent placed. All of my blood work is normal with good cholesterol measurements and C-RP of 1.13. I take Lipitor (20mg), Metropolis,…

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

book, moderate dark chocolate intake may be in order (but not after dinner for those of you who can’t sleep after caffeine). I recommend only dark chocolate because I am concerned about the high sugar content in other types of chocolate; dark chocolate has the lowest. Remember it's sugar, not cholesterol,…

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